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Stuffed Lamb With Rice Saudi Method

Difficulty Advanced
Prep Time: 12 hour Cook Time: 5 hour Total Time: 17 hrs
Servings 14
    The lamb
  • Fresh lamb weighing eleven kilograms, clean of all internal organs.
  • White vinegar and salt to grease the lamb inside and out for 3 hours.
  • 1 cup olive oil.
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate molasses.
  • 2 cups yogurt.
  • 1 cup tomato puree.
  • 1/3 cup vinegar.
  • 6 tablespoons salt.
  • 2 tablespoons ground black pepper.
  • 1/4 cup of ground cumin, ground coriander, ground cardamom, ground cinnamon, non-hot paprika, and mixed spices.
  • The Rice
  • 12 cups long-grain rice, soaked.
  • 2 cups vegetable oil.
  • 1 kilogram minced meat.
  • 10 onions, finely chopped.
  • 5 leaves of laurel.
  • Rice spices
  • 2 cubes of rice chicken broth.
  • 2 tablespoons mastic.
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon.
  • 2 tablespoons ground cardamom.
  • 2 tablespoons cumin.
  • 6 tablespoons salt.
  • Nuts for garnishing (almonds, pine nuts) after frying in vegetable oil.
  1. Mix olive oil, pomegranate molasses, yogurt, tomato paste, vinegar, salt, and all the spices mentioned in a bowl, then paint the mixture on the lamb and leave it in the refrigerator after wrapping it in nylon for at least twelve hours.

  2. Prepare the rice, where the minced meat is fried with onions in vegetable oil and seasoned with cinnamon and mixed spices, bay leaf, cumin, chicken broth cubes, salt and mastic, then water is added to it, and when it boils, the previously soaked rice is added so that the water immerses the rice.

  3. The rice is left on the fire until it is cooked and may need an hour, and then it is left to cool down and then stuffed with the lamb and the lamb’s legs and hands are tied.

  4. The lamb is wrapped in tin and placed in a tray containing a little water so that the lamb does not burn.

  5. The lamb is placed in the oven at the highest temperature, and whenever the water in the tray evaporates, another is added, and it remains for two hours on the lower side, and after the two hours have passed, it is flipped to the other side and left for two hours, and thus it has matured, so remove the foil and redden from the top only, and then sprinkle it A large amount of fried nuts, and then it is ready to serve.