This recipe uses fragrant exotic basmati rice
1/4 t saffron threads
3 cardamom pods, cracked
2 Tablespoons rose water
2 cups basmati rice
6 cups of water
1 Tablespoon of salt
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup of ghee (butter may be substituted)
In a small bowl put saffron, rose water and the cardamom.
Sort rice and wash until the water runs clear.
In a large heavy pan boil the 6 cups of water.
Stir in the salt and the rice. Return water to a boil, stirring
occasionally. Boil uncovered for 8 minutes. Drain. Pour sugar onto
the hot rice and mix well.
Melt the ghee in the same pan the rice was cooked. Add the rice
with sugar. Sprinkle the rose water and spices on top of the rice.
Using the end of a wooden spoon, make 3 small holes in the rice.
Cover the pan with a paper towel and place lid tightly on top.
Cook over low heat about 20 minutes, until done.
Recipes Main Page
Today's Front Page News
Copyright © 2001 Arabic News .com . All Rights
Reserved. Send comments & suggestions to the webmaster. ArabicNews.com
is a trade mark of ArabicNews.com
Arabic news Arab news is accessible through IBM
compatible PC Microsoft Windows 95 and windows NT, Apple Macintosh
and SUN Java and UNIX browsers and DOS, and may be available through
Active-x Microsoft Explorer and Netscape Navigator and communicator
with channel and pointcast support.