Shrimps Makboos


- Season shrimps with garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper, set aside.
- Put onion in a pan over medium heat, stir then sprinkle with small amount of water, till soft.
- Add oil then spices powder, stir for 10 minutes.
- Add shrimps, fry from all sides.
- Add rice, dry lemon, cinnamon sticks, black pepper seeds, turmeric and water, stir and season with salt and pepper.
- Cover and reduce heat, leave till fully cooked for 20 minutes.
- Dissolve saffron in rose water, Spread over Makboos.
- Decorate with boiled eggs slices and chopped coriander before serving.



1 kilo shrimps peeled
2 cloves garlic chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper
2 1/2 cups onion, chopped
2 table spoon vegetable oil
3 teaspoon mixed spice (coriander, cumin, cardamom, dry lemon)
1 tablespoon oil
3 cups basmati rice
2 whole dry lemons
2 cinnamon stick
10 black pepper seeds
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
5 cups water
1 tablespoon rose water
4 eggs, boiled
Fresh coriander chopped
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