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Chicken Kabouli (Muscat Style)

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“This is an Omani chicken and rice dish. For the Omani spices you can use Omani Spice Mix. The recipe comes from Nestle. They want you to use Maggi brand.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the chicken and water in a large pot and bring to a boil; add cinnamon, spices, Omani spice mix and bouillon.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and cook for 30 minutes; remove chicken, then drain and reserve stock.
  3. Return 9 cups of the stock to the pot, adding additional water if needed; return to a boil, stir in rice, then cook 10 minutes; drain.
  4. Melt the ghee in the pot, saute chickpeas and raisins for 2 minutes, then remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  5. Return the chicken to the pot, add the rice, sprinkle with the saffron and rose water, add chickpeas and raisins, cover, and coom u til the rice is tender, 25 minutes.

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