Saudi Carrot Basmati Rice (Zainab's Mom's)

Recipe by UmmBinat
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 2
YIELD: 3 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Also required: 2 paper towels cut in half.
  • Wash rice in a sieve until water runs clear.
  • Soak rice for at least 15 minutes in a pot of cold water.
  • Toast pine nuts in a small dry frying pan until browned a bit. Be careful not to burn them.
  • Drain rice and add all ingredients to a large bottomed pot.
  • Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 13-18 minutes, still covered.
  • Uncover and fuff with a fork leaving it on the same burner.
  • Place 3 of the paper towel pieces around the rim of the pot and cover tightly again.
  • Use the forth one for any mess or save for later.
  • Leave to sit for 20 minutes with paper towels. (This makes for fluffier rice).
  • Fluff again and serve.
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