Carrot and Rice- جزريه- مقلوبه جزر

Ingredients

2 pounds carrots
1 1/2 cups rice, any type of rice of your choice
Salt and Black Pepper to taste
1 1/2 teaspoons of each of the following spices: Allspice,cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, Oil for frying

Preparation

1
Peel the carrots, cut into thick sticks then deep fry to a golden color.
2
Slice and fry the onions.
3
Wash and soak the rice for 15 minutes and then drain it. If you are using Basmati rice you do not need to soak it.
4
Assemble the recipe by putting a layer of rice in the bottom of the pot then add a layer of the fried carrot sticks. This recipe will create 3 to 4 layers of rice and carrots.
5
Add the fried onions on top. Add the last amount of the rice on top and smooth it out.
6
Add water just about 1/2 an inch above the rice
7
Cover the pot and cook on high heat until the water starts boiling, then lower the heat and cook on simmer for about 20-30 minutes or until the rice is fully cooked and fluffy.
8
Invert the pot into a big serving platter- Its best if you use a non stick pot to cook this meal in so it will be easy to invert and will look nice.
9
Serve hot with plain yogurt.
10
Enjoy!

 



About

This recipe is a vegetarian one that combines carrots and rice flavored with spices that make this dish a true taste of the Middle East. The color of the orange carrots and Turmeric rice makes this recipe a feast for the eyes that is tasty and unforgettable.

Yield:

6.0

Added:

February 18, 2011

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