Vegetable Kabsa


Vegetable Kabsa

Kabsa is commonly regarded as the national dish of Saudi Arabia. A traditional rice dish similar to a biriyani,typically made with lamb or chicken. This is the vegetarian version of Ksbsa.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6 people


  • 3 cups Basmati rice
  • 6 Cardamom
  • 3 small Cinnamon
  • 10 Pepper
  • 2 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Ginger/ garlicpaste
  • 1 Dried lime
  • 100 gm Carrots grated
  • 100 gm Beans finely chopped
  • 2 Tomato
  • 2 tbsp Kabsa masala powder
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and soak the rice for half an hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add onion, ginger, garlic paste and saute it well.
  • Add carrot,beans and mix well.
  • Add tomato puree,mix and stir well till the raw smell goes.
  • Add kabsa masala powder,cardamom,pepper,cinnamon .Then add 6 cups of water , dried lime along with salt.
  • When it starts to boil,cover and cook it on low flame till the water is completely dried up and the rice is done.
  • Vegetable Kabsa is ready .Serve hot with veg or non veg curries and salads.


Sunflower oil- 3 tbsp
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