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our iraqi timman rice

Desciption

pretty much the base food for every meal that we cook. the "hikaka" at the bottom is an absolute must.. its an arab delicacy lol. note, if you try it, that the water amount probably isnt accurate. i dont measure things with a measuring cup-- just cover the rice with about 1/2" of water. also for easier removal, this works best with a nonstick pot

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Steps

  1. 1
  2. Dump oil into pot
  3. Heat on medium high
  4. 2
  5. Add dry rice
  6. Salt
  7. Saute about a minute or so
  8. Do not stir it after this point
  9. 3
  10. Add the water
  11. And turmeric
  12. As i said
  13. No exact amount
  14. Fill the pot and cover the rice about 1 / 2" with the water
  15. 4
  16. Allow to come to a rapid boil
  17. And then reduce the heat to medium / low
  18. 5
  19. Cover the pot
  20. And do not open for at least 30 minutes
  21. To serve
  22. Dump the pot upside down on a serving platter
  23. The "hikaka" will be on the top of your rice
  24. It\s just crispy "over cooked" rice
  25. But it\s unbelieveably delicious :)

Step 17

Total Time in Minute 40

Ingredients Count 6

cooking our iraqi  timman     rice

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Ingredients

Basmati rice

Vegetable oil

Salt

Turmeric

Water

Dehydrated onion

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