Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This rice is an accompaniment to fish dishes in Bahrain. The rice is parboiled and then steamed.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine saffron, cardamom pods, cloves, and rose water; let steep while preparing the remainder of this recipe.
  2. In a saucepan, bring 6 cups of water to a boil; stir in rice and parboil for 8 minutes then drain.
  3. Stir sugar into the drained rice.
  4. In a saucepan (use the same one), heat the ghee or butter, then add the sweetened rice; sprinkle the rose water mixture over the top.
  5. Cover the rim of the saucepan with a cloth or use paper towels to form a tight seal when the lid is placed on the pan; steam over very low heat until rice is tender, about 20 to 25 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a serving platter and top with additional melted butter if desired.

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