Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This flavorful rice is a good accompaniment to any Middle Eastern meal.


  1. Heat oil and onion on medium heat until onion is transparent.
  2. Stir in garlic and spices for 1 minute to coat the onion.
  3. Add the uncooked rice and stir for 3 minutes until coated with spices.
  4. Add the stock and bring to a boil.
  5. Lower heat and simmer covered for 18-20 minutes.
  6. Remove, let stand covered for 10 minutes.
  7. Garnish with the cilantro.
Most Helpful

Nice change. I just used water, cold pressed olive oil to be healthy, freshly ground black pepper to taste, sea salt, Indian white basmati rice, plus the rest of the ingredients. I may make this again preferably with home-made chicken stock.

UmmBinat May 29, 2012

5 stars for being different and delicious. I used ck stock. I wish I had time.

jrusk June 02, 2010

Very good rice! Thanks so much for sharing!

SPrins May 16, 2008