Immediately fluff up the rice with a fork adding a little butter if desired.
Katherine mcnamara the stand. To make this recipe in the instant pot start with the ip on the saute option and follow the steps exactly until you add the rice and check the seasoning. Add chicken pieces onion garlic saute until onion is tender. Cover and cook till done water runs dry. Add the rice to the pot of simmering gravy pot1.
Stir in the canned tomatoes with their juice the grated carrots whole cloves nutmeg cumin coriander salt black pepper and the kabsa spice mix. Melt butter in a large stock pot casserole or dutch oven. Now there is one problem in this it might give you the burn warning. Kabsa is made of chicken that is slowly simmered in a spicy broth of tomatoes and spices.
Partially baking the chicken will ensure it is cooked through after added to the pot with the rice. And thats the secret of the unbeatable taste of this dish. Heres how easy it is to make lamb kabsa. Cook for about 3 minutes.
Stir in tomatoes tomato paste orange zest and juice stock cardamom cloves cinnamon and bay leaves and bring to a simmer. I used 15 cups of water for 1 cup of rice. Kabsa in the instant pot. Theres one important element that makes both the chicken and rice so delicious.
This chicken is then removed and either fried or grilled while the broth is used to cook the rice. Add tomatoes carrots cloves all the spices salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Squeeze a little lemon juice on the broiled chicken pieces.
Pour in the water and add the chicken bouillon cube. I cut a large chicken into 6 pieces. Kabsa is the very definition of a one pot dish of chicken and rice. First in the pan and then on the grill.
Add the water maggi cube. Cook the chicken in the oven with some oil for about 30 minutes until the chicken pieces are slightly browned. The rice absorbs the juices from the chicken and vegetables and is moist. For this chicken kabsa recipe youll need large pieces of chicken.
The tomatoes and tomato paste are stirred into a tomato sauce. Stir in tomato puree simmer over a low heat for a couple of minutes. Go back to doing whatever you want maybe catch up on some reading. Reduce heat to medium and stir in onion garlic ginger carrot cumin coriander and turmeric.
When the meat is cooked strain the stock reserve the meat. Bring the sauce to a boil then reduce the heat to simmer and cover the pot. Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil with 1 tablespoon butter in a large pan. Pour in reserved 4 cups of chicken broth.
Cook stirring occasionally until vegetables begin to soften 3 to 5 minutes. Mix in the seasoned rice and cook until rice grains are hot 2 to 3 minutes. Cook and stir 2 cups onion with tomatoes until vegetables soften about 10 minutes. Well be cooking chicken in two stages.
Boil the meat in an aromatic spice bathdump meat spices and aromatics into a pot cover with water cover with a lid and bring to a boil.