Persian Style Rice with Crispy Golden Crust is the base for many Persian Dishes!
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Persian Style Rice with Crispy Golden Crust

Persian Style Rice with Crispy Golden Crust is the base for many Persian Dishes!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time42 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Persian
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 382kcal
Author: Shadi HasanzadeNemati

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 2-2 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Instructions

  • Put rice in a small pot.
  • Pour water over the rice until it covers the rice and comes 1/2 inch over it.
  • Add salt.
  • Cook the rice uncovered over high heat until water evaporates almost completely. (about 20 minutes)
  • Using a fork, bring the rice from the edge to the middle, make a mountain shape.
  • Add the oil around the edge.
  • Put the lid on and cook on medium-high heat for 7 minutes and then on low heat for additional 15 minutes.
  • Turn the heat off. Place a plate on top of the pot and carefully turn the pot over so the rice drops into the plate.
  • Serve immedietly.

Nutrition

Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg