Traditional Bahraini Muhammar - Sweet Rice Dish

Recipe by Um Safia
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak together saffron, cardamom, cloves, and rosewater; leave aside to steep.
  • Add rice to 6 cups of lightly salted boiling water: boil to half cooked - about 8 minutes; drain.
  • Stir sugar through the hot rice.
  • Heat the ghee or butter in the same pan the rice was boiled and add the sweetened rice. Sprinkle the rose water mix on top.
  • Cover the rim of pan with a cloth or paper towels and place lid on tightly.
  • Cook over very low heat about 20-25 minutes. Transfer to serving platter.
  • Top with melted butter.
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