Beef Kabseh

July 9, 2018by Sara Assi



1 kg beef chunks, boiled, broth preserved 

1 big onion, finely chopped

1 big carrot, grated

2 tomatoes, finely chopped 

1 TBS tomato paste 

1 heaped TBS good kabse spices 

1 tsp curry powder 

1 tsp turmeric 

2 Bay leaves 

1 black lemon لومي 

1 cinnamon stick 

1 TBS salt 

3 cups basmati rice ( i use Taj rice) washed and drained 

6 cups beef broth 


Heat a pot 

Add the onions, kabse spices, turmeric and curry powder,  stir once 

When the onions and yellowish, add the carrots

Stir and leave until carrots are tender 

Add the tomatoes, beef chunks, bay leaves, black lemon and cinnamon stick, stir and leave to simmer on low heat for around 20 min

Add the rice and salt, stir till the rice is well coated with the resulting sauce 

Add beef broth 

Cook over low heat for 20 mn 

Serve with roasted nuts if u wish 

**Prepare this sauce to serve aside:

1 small onion

2 whole garlics 

1/2 a small green bell pepper 

1 small hot pepper 

2 tsp lemon juice 

1 TBS tomato paste 

2 TBS beef broth 

Salt and pepper 

1/2 tsp dried mint 

A small pinch of cumin

Blend everything together, refrigerate, serve cold 

Sara Assi

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