Kabsa is the most favorite basic meal among the Gulf States. It consists mainly of long-grain rice cooked with spices, served with meat or chicken, fish or truffles, decorated with raisins and nuts. Truffles dishes are seasonal due to its’ short existence during a limited period of winter time.
- One and half kg AbuKass rice
- Half a kilo carrots
- Half a kilo of zucchini
- Half a kilo of eggplant
- Half a kilo of tomatoes, mashed
- 2tbsp.Tomato sauce
- 3liters water or chicken broth
- 10 grains cardamom
- 2onions, minced
- 10 grains cloves
- Salt and pepper to taste
- ½ cup oil
Boil mutton in water with cardamom, cloves, onions and desired spices. Clean and wash truffles then boil in water. Cook rice separately with diced onions, broth and tomatoes and other vegetables until well done.
Turn out rice onto serving platter; arrange meat and truffles on top. Sprinkle with soaked saffron and rose water.