Assyrian Baked Rice

Assyrian Baked Rice

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Martha Price


I have made this once. It is fluffier than ordinary rice, and great as a side, or with a sauce.


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10 Min
45 Min


How to Make Assyrian Baked Rice


  1. Cover the rice with cold water and the salt. Soak overnight.
  2. Bring 3 quarts of cold water to a boil. Drain the soaked rice and add to the boiling water. Boil for 5 to 7 minutes, or until one kernel of rice tastes half-cooked, but not soft.
  3. Pour rice into a colander and rinse with cold water. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  4. Use some of the butter to coat the bottom of a roasting pan, with a cover. Pour rice over butter, stirring into rice the remaining butter.
  5. Cover and bake for 45 minutes. shaking the pan twice during baking to mix butter and rice.

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About Assyrian Baked Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Middle Eastern

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