Nasi Arab (Arabian Rice)
TM6 TM5

Nasi Arab (Arabian Rice)

4.9 (36 ratings)

Ingredients

Arabian Spice Mix

  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 8 cardamoms
  • 3 dried bay leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp cloves

Chicken

  • 1 tsp paprika powder, adjust to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tsp salt, adjust to taste
  • ½ tsp orange food colouring
    or 1 pinch saffron
  • 4 - 5 whole chicken legs, with skin, fats removed, not scored (see tips)
  • 1400 g water

Salad

  • 1 cucumber, seeds removed, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tomato, seeds removed, coarsely chopped (see tips)
  • 30 g yellow onions, coarsely chopped
  • 20 g coriander leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 10 g pitted olives, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice, adjust to taste
  • ½ tsp salt, adjust to taste
  • ½ tsp sugar, adjust to taste

Rice and Soup

  • 350 g Basmati rice, rinsed (see tips)
  • 1 ½ tbsp salt, adjust to taste
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 green chillies
  • coriander leaves, to garnish

Harrah Sauce

  • 2 fresh red chillies
  • 2 - 5 bird's eye chillies (chilli padi)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tomato, large sized, cut in quarters
  • 10 g coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp salt, adjust to taste
  • 3 - 4 tsp sugar

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
2548 kJ / 609 kcal
Protein
47 g
Carbohydrates
67 g
Fat
16 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Fibre
4 g
Sodium
3364 mg

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