This Slow Cooked Lamb & Rice BLEW MY MIND 🤯


2 Tbsp Cumin
2 Tsp Black Peppercorns
2 Tsp Green Cardamom
1 1/2 Tsp Coriander Seeds
1/4 Tsp Cloves
1 Inch piece of Cinnamon

Braised Lamb:
2 Kg Lamb Shoulder
350g Onions
350g Tomatoes
8 Garlic cloves
4 Bay leaves
3 Tbsp Hawaij
4 Tsp Salt
4 Tbsp Vegetable oil
1.5L Lamb or beef Stock
750g Potatoes

10 sprigs coriander
4 Green Onions
3 sprigs mint
3 Green Chillies
2 Mild Green Peppers
1 Plum tomato
1 clove garlic
1/2 Tsp salt
140 ml Lemon juice

Fried onions:
750g Onions
750ml Vegetable Oil

White rice:
3 Cloves
2-3 Bay Leaves
2 1/2 Cups Basmati Rice
1 Tbsp Onion Oil
1 Tsp salt
1/2 Tsp peppercorns
Pinch of saffron

Lamb Spiced rice:
1 1/2 Cups Basmati Rice
50g Yogurt
Green liquid from Sahawiq
Lamb stock


To prepare the meat:
1- Mix the salt, Hawaij and 2 Tbsp Vegetable oil into a paste, then coat the meat in it
2- Add 1 Tbsp of oil to a pan, then sear the meat in it on all sides, until evenly browned
3- Place the meat in your braising vessel, then add 1 Tbsp of oil to the pan
4- Finely chop the onions and tomatoes, and thinly slice the garlic. Add them to the pan over medium heat and deglaze it
5- Cook the vegetables until they start to caramelize then evenly spread over the meat
6- Pour stock over the meat and add the bay leaves then cover. Bake at 180c for 2.5-3 hours until the meat is tender
7- When done, slice the potatoes into large chunks, then place in the dish, and cook for 45 minutes more

To make the Sahawiq:
1- Roughly chop the vegetables, then place in a blender or food processor with the salt
2- Process until very finely chopped then pour into a strainer
3- Allow most of the liquid to strain off till it starts to clump together (Keep the green liquid)
4- Add the lemon juice to the vegetables and then refrigerate until needed

To make the fried onions:
1- Slice the onions very thin, then place them in a cold pan
2- Pour over the oil and turn the heat to high
3- Allow the oil to come to frying temperature, then continuously stir the onions until they brown
4- Once browned sufficiently, pull out the onions and drain them then place on paper towels
5- Salt while hot and change the towels once they become saturated with oil


To make the white rice:
1- Fill a pot with water and bring to a boil, then add the spices (excluding saffron) and oil
2- Wash your rice thoroughly, then add to the pot, and boil for 5 minutes
3- Once boiled strain the rice, to remove all liquid


To make the spiced rice:
1- Strain the stock out of the braising dish, leaving behind all of the meat and potatoes
2- Add the yoghurt and green liquid to the stock, then mix well
3- Wash the rice thoroughly and add to the pot, and bring to a boil
4- Boil for 5 minutes then strain

Final assembly:
1- Place the saffron in a small bowl, then pour over some boiling water. Muddle it and let rest for a minute
2- Remove the meat pieces from the dish, and place them ontop of the potatoes
3- Add on the brown rice, spreading it in an even layer
4- Add on the white rice, spread evenly, then pour over the saffron
5- Place the lid back on top then bake for another hour
6- To serve, flip the pot upside down, or layer the rice, then meat, then cover with fried onions and almonds

You NEED To Try These 17 Minute Chicken Fatteh Bowls
Irish People Try More Spicy Alcohol Mixes (Carolina Reaper)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.