Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Persian/Iranian Rice

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel and thinly slice onions. Fry in oil until slightly golden.
  2. Cut meat into small pieces and fry in onions until colour changes.
  3. Add two glasses of hot water, salt, black pepper, and tomato paste, and cook over medium heat for about 40 minutes.
  4. Wash moong.
  5. Add 1-2 glasses of hot water, turmeric, and a bit of salt and cook over medium heat for 15-20 minutes. Drain water.
  6. Add to meat and mix well.
  7. Prepare rice as in Kateh or Polow.
  8. If cooking Kateh, when excess water is boiled off, add meat-moong, mix well, and continue cooking.
  9. If cooking Polow, when rice is rinsed, add meat-moong, mix well, and continue cooking.

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