Yemenite Rice

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Devora

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

Top Review by UmmBinat

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a