Recipe by Zurie
"Begrafnisrys" actually means "Funeral Rice". In the old days people came from very far, with buggies and oxwagons and horses, to attend funerals. These people had to be fed, and enormous amounts of food were prepared. One of the regular dishes at funeral dinners was this yellow rice, which is now an old traditional dish and definitely not associated with funerals any more! It goes very well with corned meats or deep dish pies.
Top Review by AuntWoofieWoof
This rice is superb!!!I Very flavorful . I scaled it down to 2 servings, After reading the reviews, I cut the sugar in half and it was the right amount of sweetness. This was easy to make. I cook my rice in a skillet rather than a saucepan. It is able to spread out a little bit more, making it cook more evenly. I use a glass lid so that I can check on it every few minutes. I did not add the raisins because i really don't care for them .But I might get me a small box and try this recipe with them You did good with this recipe my gypsy sister. Made for ZWT4 Family favorites and the Cafe ZMAKK Gypsies.
- 1 cup long grain rice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 2 cinnamon sticks or 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons sugar (we use yellow sugar, but light brown sugar will do)
- 1⁄2 cup seedless raisins or 1⁄2 cup golden raisin
- 2 1⁄4 cups water