21st Aug 2021

Authentic Palestinian Kidreh Made in Brick Oven

Authentic Palestinian Kidreh Made in a Brick Oven

Try this lip-smacking Kidreh from Spinning Grillers Kitchen. Kidreh is a Palestinian cuisine made from rice, lamb (alternatively, use chicken or Beef), and spices. All ingredients are cooked in a copper pot in a wood-fired oven


Kidreh Rice

  • 10 cups rice: 5 basmati and 5 Long Grain
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Kidreh Spices

Kidreh Meat

  • 6 pounds of bottom round beef or lamb (traditionally with lamb)
  • Cupper Kidreh Pot (Small Size, they are sold in different sizes)


  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Kidreh Spices
  • ½ Cup peeled garlic
  • Cardamom 20 pieces
  • Bay leaves around 10 pieces
  • 4 tablespoons salt
  • Butter 6 to 8 tablespoons


  • Put meat in the Kidreh pot. Cover the meat with cold water. Add the bay leaf and cardamom in pot.
  • Start your wood fired brick oven to or Brick Oven to 500F. Cook the meat in the Kidreh pot for 2 to 2 1/2 hours until the meat becomes soft.
  • When meat is tender take it out of the oven. Remove the meat in a tray. Pour the soup in a large container.
  • Start assembly. Put the uncooked rice in the pot. Start pouring the soup by measuring. You need a total of 17 1/2 cups so you add the remaining quantity with hot water. Now add the salt and the kidreh spice to the pot and stir well. Return the meat to the pot and add the peeled garlic.
  • Put back in the oven for 30 to 45 minutes. Every 10 minutes shake the pot but do not stir the rice. This way all the rice would not stick.
  • Remove and let it rest for 15 minutes. Then serve.