*Or ground lamb.
Use cubed meat or chicken pieces instead of ground meat if you like.
For a vegetarian version, eliminate the meat and substitute a layer of sliced potato. Or double the amount of eggplant.
Despite greasing the pot with lard or oil, the rice sometimes sticks to the bottom of the pot. Try covering the bottom with a round of greased parchment paper to eliminate this problem.
Adapted from whats4eats.com