Arabic Rice with Dried Fruit and Nuts

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Arabic Rice with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Arabic Rice with Dried Fruit and Nuts
2 servings

70 g of butter

120 g of packaged Makfa white round rice

1 cinnamon stick

a pinch of ground turmeric

2 cardamon pods

1 bay leaf

50 g of dried peach

50 g of raisins

50 g of roasted cashews

50 g of roasted almonds


30 minutes


Additional properties For kids


1. Dissolve 20 g of butter in a stewpot, and fry the rice with the cinnamon, the turmeric, the cardamon and the bay leaves for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add boiling water to let it cover the rice plus 1.5-2 cm on top, add salt, reduce the heat to the minimum, cover and cook for 20 minutes.

2. Cut the dried peach into small pieces. Dissolve the remaining butter in the frying pan and fry the dried peach and the raisins for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Add the nuts and the dried fruit to the stewpot with the rice, mix, and let stand for 15 minutes. Serve.

Cuisine Middle East cuisine
Dish type Entrees