Middle eastern rice & grains recipes

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Tomato Rice Pilaf

Tomato Rice Pilaf

This originated as a Lebanese dish that my mom always used to make, I tweaked it a bit adding tomatoes and mint and leaving out the meat that it…

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
7256 views
Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah)

Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah)

This is a tasty and healthy side dish that goes well with just about anything. It's filling without being too…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2010
Intermediate
13 votes
3522 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
2 votes
1417 views
Saffron rice with barberries, pistachio and mixed herbs

Saffron rice with barberries, pistachio and mixed herbs

Barberries are tiny, jewel-like, dried sweet-and-sour Iranian berries that we've been using a bit obsessively…

Chez la mere
Aug 2013
Professional
1 vote
327 views
Iranian Rice

Iranian Rice

It's a little labor intensive, but totally worth it. This is probably the best rice I've ever had! Adapted from TheKitchn.com.

Kyra Martin
Oct 2013
Professional
1 vote
351 views