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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Potato and Rice Kibbe Recipe

Potato and Rice Kibbe Recipe

Try this tasty Kuwaiti appetizer kibbe recipe using mashed Potato and Rice. Enjoy eating kibbe!

  • 2 cups basmati rice or 400 g, washed
  • 3 cups water or 750 ml
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Seasoning for White Rice
  • 2 medium potatoes or 500 g, boiled and peeled
For the stuffing:
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions or 250 g, chopped
  • ½ kg minced lamb
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Mutton Bouillon , crumbled
  • 3 tablespoons pine seeds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • ¼ cup fresh dill or 20 g, finely chopped
  • 2 cups vegetable oil, for deep frying
  • Place rice, water and MAGGI® Seasoning for White Rice cubes in a pot. Stir constantly to boil then cover and cook over a low heat until rice is cooked. Remove and set aside to cool slightly.
  • Mash the potato and the rice until puree then cover and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium pot, add onion and cook until tender. Add minced lamb and cook until golden brown. Add curry powder, MAGGI® Mutton Bouillon cubes, pine seeds and raisins and stir until well combined. Remove pot from heat, mix in dill and leave to cool.
  • With wet hands, take medium sized pieces of the potato and rice mixture, form each portion into a ball shape, making a space in the center by pushing your finger through from one end.
  • Stuff with some meat mixture, close firmly to form a ball then flatten it slightly into small patties.
  • Fry kibbeh by batches in deep hot oil until golden brown.
  • Serve hot with green salad and yogurt.
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