Bokhari Rice Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Bokhari Rice. Enjoy the Lebanese Cuisine and learn how to Bokhari Rice.

Serves : 6  Persons
Duration : 70 Min


2     Cups     Basmati Rice
1/4     Cup     Vegetable Oil
500     Gram     Meat Pieces
1     Large     Chopped Onion
2     Cloves     Minced Garlic
1     Teaspoon     Chopped Ginger
2     Cups     Grated Carrot
1     Tablespoon     Mixed Spices
2     Teaspoons     Cumin
1/2     Teaspoon     Turmeric
1/2     Teaspoon     Ground Cardamom
1/2 1     Teaspoons     Salt
1/4     Teaspoon     Black Pepper
4     Cups     Chicken Broth or Water


1. Wash rice and soak in salted water for 15 minutes.
2. In a large pot heat oil over medium heat. Add meat pieces and stir until brown. Stir in onion, garlic, and ginger. Stir until onions are caramelized.
3. Add carrot, mixed spices, cumin, turmeric, cardamom, salt, black pepper, and water. Cover the meat and let simmer until meat is well done.
4. Remove meat from broth. Set aside. Drain rice and add to the broth. Add enough water to reach ½ an inch above the rice. Bring to a boil over high heat until rice absorbs most of the broth.
5. Place meat pieces on top of the rice. Cover pot and reduce heat to low. Let simmer for 30 minutes.
6. To serve garnish rice with fried raisins and almonds.

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