Shrimps Kabsa Recipe

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 Try this traditional Arabic dish with shrimps and you will not be disappointed Shrimps Kabsa Recipe
Shrimps Kabsa

Try this traditional Arabic dish with shrimps and you will not be disappointed.

All you need

1/2kg shrimps, medium size, peeled and deveined
2 cups basmati rice
1 onion,finely hopped
1 cup green pepper, finely chopped
2 cups al alali Peas & Carrots
1 cup al alali Sweet Corn
2 tomatoes,chopped
2 tsps. al alali Tomato Paste
2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove,mashed
1/2 tsp. kabsa spices
1/2 tsp. al alali Ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cumin
pinch of curry powder
pinch of al alali Ground Ginger Powder
pinch of al alali Ground Black Pepper
salt to taste
Raisins, almonds, raw pine seeds, cashew nuts (optional for garnishing)


  • Wash rice and soak in water for 15 minutes. Drain
  • In a saucepan, heat olive oil, fry onion till golden brown
  • Add shrimps, garlic and ginger powder. Fry till shrimps turn pink
  • Add green pepper, al alali Peas & Carrots; mix
  • Add tomatoes, al alali Sweet Corn and all the spices. Mix and cook over medium heat for another 5 minutes
  • Add 3 to 4 cups of water to the shrimp and vegetable stew
  • Mix al alali Tomato Paste and a pinch of salt
  • Bring mixture to a boil. Add the rice (water must cover the rice). Cover and cook for 15 to 20 min on low heat
  • When rice cooked, pour the kabsa in a serving plate and garnish with fried almonds, pine nuts, cashews and raisins.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Source: al alali

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