Chef Abukass Recipes

Rice with Lamb and Potato

Author: Admin
Preparation time:
2 Hour
Saudi Arabia



A traditional meal that all Saudi families are used to, enjoy it during your family gatherings!

Ingredients Description

2 cups of Abukass Rice 

2 cups vegetable oil (for frying)

2 medium potatoes, cut into medium cubes

1 medium onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

250 g ground lamb

2 dried limes, cut into halves

1⁄4 teaspoon cumin powder

1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon

1⁄4 teaspoon cardamom powder

1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper

1⁄4 teaspoon saffron, leaves

3 mutton stock cubes (Authentic Taste)

1 tablespoon tomato paste

4 1⁄2 cups water


Heat oil in sauce pan (reserve 3 tablespoon of oil) and fry the potato cubes until the potatoes become golden in color and tender. Set aside.

Heat the left 3 tablespoons in a large pot. Fry onions for 3-4 minutes or until golden in color then add garlic and stir for another minute.

Add minced lamb and fry for 5 minutes or until it becomes brown in color. Add dried limes, spices, Mutton Stock (Authentic Taste) cubes and tomato paste, stir for 1 minute then add the water and bring to boil.

Add the rice and the fried potatoes, bring to boil with occasional stirring, cover and simmer on low heat for 20-25 minutes or until rice is cooked