Saudi Rice With Meat Meat Zurbian Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Saudi Rice with Meat - Meat Zurbian

This Saudi Rice with Meat - Meat Zurbian recipe is purely and utterly delectable! A must-try. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 1 kg lamb pieces with bones
  • 8 cups water or 2000 ml
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 2½ cups basmati rice or 500 g, washed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 3 medium onions or 500 g, finely chopped
  • 1 cup yoghurt or 250 g
  • 2 medium tomatoes or 300 g, finely chopped
  • ¾ teaspoon white ground pepper
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¾ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¾ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed

How to Prepare

  1. Place lamb pieces and water in a large pot. Bring to a boil and remove froth as it appears. Add the MAGGI®Chicken Bouillon cubes, cover and simmer over low heat for 1½ hours or until lamb pieces are cooked.
  2. Remove lamb pieces from the stock, add the rice to the stock, which is around 6 cups or 1500 ml, and boil it for 10 mins or until almost cooked. Drain the rice and set aside.
  3. Heat ghee in a large pot, add and cook the onions, stirring for 5-7 mins or until golden brown. Add the cooked lamb pieces to the onions and mix carefully.
  4. Combine the yogurt with the tomato, spices and the garlic and pour over the lamb pieces.
  5. Add the cooked rice over the meat mixture, cover and cook over low heat for 25–30 mins or until the rice is cooked.
  6. Serve on a large serving dish and garnish with fried nuts.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 804.00 Kcal
Protein: 39.00 g
Carbohydrate: 82.00 g
Fats: 35.00 g

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