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Kuwaiti Vegan Machboos



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 60 mins (20m prep + 40m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

kuwait machboos vegan

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. 2.Add the spice blend, salt, and black pepper and cook for another minute, stirring constantly.
  3. 3.Add the carrots, potatoes, and cauliflower and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. 4.Add the rice and chickpeas and stir to combine. Pour in the vegetable broth and tomato paste and stir to combine.
  5. 5.Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover the pot. Simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the rice is cooked and the liquid has been absorbed.
  6. 6.Remove from heat and let the machboos rest for 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork.
  7. 7.Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with lemon wedges and tangy tomato sauce.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFeel free to add other veggies to the machboos, such as green beans or bell peppers.
  • chevron_rightFor extra protein, add some cooked lentils or tofu to the dish.
  • chevron_rightMake sure to rinse the rice thoroughly before cooking to remove excess starch.