Muammar Rice Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Muammar Rice

Aromatic rice enriched with delectable lamb meat. Muammar rice is one of the authentic, traditional Egyptian rice recipes which is an ideal whole meal for every special occasion.


  • 700 g low-fat lamb meat, cut into medium parts
  • 3 cups Egyptian round rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 2 cups low fat milk
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoon double cream
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 3 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • Mastik
  • 1 cup boiling milk for every cup of rice

How to Prepare

  1. Sauté onions and mastik with lamb pieces, and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, add the rice and milk mix.
  3. In a clay pot, assemble the rice and then lamb. Add pepper, nutmeg, and cinnamon and cover the lamb with the remaining rice. Then add double cream on top.
  4. Cover and bake for 35 mins.
  5. In a large bowl, mix the rice with the chopped onion, pepper and nutmeg. Add 1 tablespoon of double cream and keep aside.
  6. In a large pot, cook the sliced onions with lamb parts in some oil.
  7. Add garlic. Season with cinnamon, pepper and nutmeg. Stir until the meat becomes golden brown.
  8. Pour the cooked meat into a large clay baking pot.
  9. Add the seasoned rice on top and keep aside.
  10. Boil the milk with water and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon and pour over the rice.
  11. Cover the pot with foil and bake in a pre-heated oven for 45 mins.
  12. Remove the foil and divide the remaining double cream on top of the rice. Re-bake under the grill for 10 mins until golden brown.
  13. Serve immediately.

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