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simple arabic rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Muna Escobar
Knoxville, TN

This is a simple twist on rice. It can be eaten as is or top it with a Meat or Vegetable stew recipe that I have posted. I also ate this growing up with just plain yoghurt on top. Yummy!

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For simple arabic rice

  • 2 c
  • 1/4 c
    butter or olive oil
  • small handful broken vermicelli or broken thin spaghetti
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 3/4 c
    hot water or broth

How To Make simple arabic rice

  • 1
    Fry vermicelli in butter or olive oil until golden.
  • 2
    Add rice, water & salt.
  • 3
    Bring to a boil, then cover & simmer about 30 minutes or until tender & water is absorbed.

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