Khalta Rice Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Khalta Rice Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Khalta Rice. 

Serves: 6 persons
Difficulty: Easy
Cost: Cheap

Preparation time :     25 minutes
Cooking time :     35 minutes


3 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 large onion or 200 g, cut into slices

2 cloves garlic, crushed

500 g lamb liver, cut into small cubes

2 tablespoons raisins

¼ cup roasted almonds or 50 g, peeled

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

3 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon

2½ cups egyptian rice or 500 g, washed and drained

4½ cups water or 1125 ml


Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan, add and cook onions over medium heat for 6-7 minutes or until they become brown in color. Add garlic and lamb liver. Cook with occasional stirring for another 5 minutes or until liver is cooked.

Add the raisins, peeled fried almond, cinnamon powder, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes and rice. Stir for 1 minute then add the water and bring to boil with occasional stirring then reduce the heat, cover and simmer over low heat for 20-25 minutes or until rice is cooked.

Cooking tips :     Before peeling the almonds; soak the almonds in boiled water for 2 minutes. That will make the skin peel off easier and faster.

Nutritional Information

Energy :     541.00 Kcal
Protein :     25.00 g
Carbohydrate :     76.00 g
Fats :     15.00 g 

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