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Kraidsieh (Lebanese Cuisine)

Bethica Das
30 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Kraidsieh (Lebanese Cuisine) RECIPE

This is a traditional Lebanese cuisine where the prawns are cooked along with rice and bell peppers to complete the picture. It is a very easy and a simple dish but with full of flavours, especially coming from the saffron. You can also add any other veggies you prefer. It is almost like a one-pot meal and can be served with any meat or barbeque dishes.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Eid
  • Middle Eastern
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 1 cup rice, soaked for 30 minutes
  2. 2-3 tbsp. olive oil
  3. 1 onion, chopped
  4. 8-10 large prawns
  5. 1 cup assorted bell peppers, chopped
  6. salt to taste
  7. 1/4 tsp. pepper powder or to taste
  8. large pinch of saffron


  1. Heat oil in a pan and saute the onion till it turns translucent. Add the prawns and continue to stir fry till it changes colour.
  2. Now add the bell peppers and saute for a minute. Then add the rice, salt and pepper. Continue to saute for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add 1/2 cups water and saffron and pressure cook for 1-2 whistles. Fluff it up with a fork and serve with grilled meat and / or barbeque dishes.

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