Lamb Biryani Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Lamb Biryani

Fragrant basmati rice is layered with succulent cuts of well-seasoned lamb to make this classic Indian dish. This all-in-one is the perfect main course for family gatherings and special occasions.



  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 600 g lamb pieces
  • 1 sachet MAGGI® Kabsa Mix
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 medium chilies
  • 2 dried limes, cut in half and seeds removed
  • 2 cups basmati rice, washed
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • ½ cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon saffron stirred in ½ cup hot water
  • 2-3 tablespoon rosewater
  • ½ cup mixed nuts, toasted

How to Prepare

  1. In a rice pot, sauté onions and chilies, remove and reserve for garnish.
  2. Meanwhile combine lamb, MAGGI® Kabsa Mix and yogurt in a mixing bowl and mix until fully coated. Add lamb mixture to the same pot along with dried lime and water. Cook until lamb is tender.
  3. Meanwhile boil rice in water until al dente, drain and pour over lamb mixture and add grated carrots & coriander leaves on top. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover tightly with lid. Allow rice to steam gently for 30 minutes until tender.
  4. Remove lid and drizzle top with saffron water and rosewater.
  5. Garnish with mixed nuts, fried onion, coriander and serve.

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