Somali Rice and Goat

1 lbs. goat; boiled for 2 hours or until tender.
3 cups of white basmati rice; rinsed until liquid is clear
1/4 cup of oil
1 onion; sliced
1 carrot; chopped
3 chicken cubes
4 cardamom pods
4 cloves
1 cinnamon stick
4 cups chicken stock (a little more might be needed)

1. Heat the oil in a flat bottomed pot.
2. Add onions, chicken cubes, cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon; saute until the onion
are translucent.
3. Add the goat and cook for 2 minutes.
4. Stir in the rice and the chicken stock; cover and bring to a boil.
5. Reduce heat and cook until the rice is tender. This can take between 15 - 20 minutes.
6. Fluff with a fork.


  1. asaalamu aleikhum, please my sister, i want to explain me goat! what is goat? thank you

  2. sister a goat is small animals that have horns they live in mountain areas and al7o kept in farms their milk and meat i used. like there is goat milk cheese,etc. if u stil unclear u can check google images. in somali they are called riyo .

  3. do you precook the goat before adding to the dish

  4. one more question sis if you don't mind me asking
    what did you mean by chicken stock i thought the recipe was about goat thanks.


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