Arroz Montsià

Recipe of Mansaf

  • Cooking time arroz montsia
    Cooking time

    120 min.

  • Complexity Low


  • Servings arroz monstia


  • Granos de arroz monstia
    Montsià Rice


  • Recetas de Recipe of en monstia
    Recipe of


Today we travel to… Jordan! Mansaf is one of the traditional Jordanian dishes made from rice, lamb stew, yogurt, spices and nuts such as almonds or pinions.


  • 500 g. Montsià Extra Rice
  • 1 kg. boneless lamb
  • 1 onion
  • 200 g. pinions
  • 2 l. liquid yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon curry
  • 1 tablespoon nutmeg
  • ½ tablespoon cinnamon
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper
  • ½ tablespoon cardamom
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
0/12 Ingredients
0/7 Instructions


  1. In a pan over low heat, toast the pinions and almonds a little for a couple of minutes, and set aside.
  2. Finely chop the onion, and fry in a pot with olive oil.
  3. Once the onion is soft, add the minced lamb, stir and fry for a couple of minutes.
  4. Then add the curry spices, nutmeg, cinnamon, black pepper and cardamom and stir well.
  5. Then add the liquid yogurt and ½ cup of water little by little, stirring very well. Cook for approximately 45 minutes until the lamb is tender.
  6. In an other pot, add the rice with enough water, a teaspoon of salt and cook it for 17 minutes.
  7. Serve by placing the rice on a tray, and on top the cooked lamb with the yogurt sauce, scattering the toasted almonds and pine nuts. And enjoy it!

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