Saudi Rice With Lamb And Potato Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Saudi Rice with Lamb and Potato

Learn how to prepare and cook authentic Saudi Rice with Lamb and Potato Recipe to serve to your family. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying
  • 2 medium potatoes or 500 g cut into medium cubes
  • 1 medium onion chopped or 125 g
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 250 g minced lamb
  • 2 dried limes cut into halves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon saffron filaments
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 4½ cups water
  • 2½ cups basmati rice or 500 g, washed and drained

How to Prepare

  1. Heat oil in a sauce pan. Reserve 3 tablespoons of oil and fry the potato cubes until the potatoes become golden in color and tender. Set aside.
  2. Heat the left over 3 tablespoons in a large pot. Fry onions for 3-4 mins or until golden in color then add garlic and stir for another minute.
  3. Add in the minced lamb and fry for 5 mins or until it becomes brown in color. Add dried limes, spices, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes and tomato paste. Stir for 1 minute, then add the water and bring to a boil.
  4. Add the rice and the fried potatoes. Bring to a boil with occasional stirring.Cover and simmer on low heat for 20-25 mins or until rice is cooked.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 690.00 Kcal
Protein: 18.00 g
Carbohydrate: 100.00 g
Fats: 23.00 g

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