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Saudi Rice with Meat and Chickpeas Recipe

Saudi Rice with Meat and Chickpeas

Red Meat

Total Time : Serves 6

HOW TO PREPARE Saudi Rice with Meat and Chickpeas Recipe

Place lamb pieces and water in a large pot, bring to boil and remove froth as it appears. Add the dried limes, cinnamon, and all spices. Cover and simmer over low heat for 1½ hours or until the meat is tender. Remove and set aside.

Heat ghee in a large pot, add and cook onions stirring for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown. Add garlic and stir for 1 minute.

Add chickpeas , MAGGI Chicken Stock, the cooked lamb with the stock, the stock should be around 4 cups/ 1000ml , add more water if needed.

Cover with the rice and cook over low heat for 25-30 minutes or until rice is cooked.

Nutritional Information For Saudi Rice with Meat and Chickpeas Recipe

Per Portion of 300g

Energy : 773.00 Kcal
Protein : 34.00 g
Carbohydrate : 97.00 g
Fats : 27.00 g

Your Grocery List

  • 750 g lamb, pieces with bones
  • 8 cups water or 2 liters
  • 2 dried limes
  • 3 small cinnamon sticks
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 10 whole cardamom pods
  • ½ tablespoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 3 medium onions or 500 g, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tin canned chickpeas or 450 g, drained
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Stock Bouillon Cube
  • 2½ cups basmati rice or 500 g, washed and drained


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