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Arabic Bukhari Rice, Aromatic Rice Recipe from Middle East

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Arabic Bukhari Rice is very popular in Arabian cuisine and is a wonderful combination of rice, raisins and carrots. Serve these rice with spicy tomato sauce which enhances its taste. Its a great combination with baked lamb or chicken. Even alone, its the perfect main dish for any party or gathering. With a unique taste, it will charm all guests or kids that have a craving for something new and different. This rice has a wonderful fragrance, a complex taste, and a lovely color (due to the shredded carrots). This dish is best enjoyed with baked or chicken chopped salad and yogurt.

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This side dish is a perfect compliment to any long roasted or grilled meats.It has a different flavor, awesome aroma and wonderful and taste. So let’s get to the making of BuKhari rice!

Cooking Time: 45 min
Servings: 3, 4
Difficulty Level: Easy

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Ingredients & Method for Arabic Bukhari Rice Recipe


1. Rice (Chawal) – 2 cups
2. Chicken Stock (Yahkni) – 2 cups
3. Water (Pani) – 2 cups
4. Onion (Piyaz) – 1
5. Garlic (Lahsan) – 3,4
6. Tomato Paste (Tamatar) – 3 tbsp
7. Salt (Namak) – 2 tsp
8. Dried Lemon (Limu) – 1
9. Bay Leaf (Tezpat) – 1
10. Green Cardamom (Hari Alaichi) – 4
11. Clove (Laung) – 2
12. Dried Coriander (Dhania) – 1 tsp
13. Cinnamon Sticks (Darchini) – 2
14. Cumin (Zeera) – 1 tsp
15. Red Chili Flakes (Lal Mirch) – 1 tsp
16. Turmeric (Haldi) – 1/2 tsp
17. Yellow Food Color – 1/4 tsp
One carrot and raisins as per your choice

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1. First of all we will prepare the dry spice mix. For this put all whole spices into a frying pan and dry roast for 1 min or till the aroma comes out.

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2. Now, let the roasted spices cool for 5 mins and then grind it into fine powder.

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3. Now we will prepare rice masala. I a pan take 2-3 tablespoon cooking oil, and add sliced onion. Fry till golden brown.

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4. Now add garlic, two cardamom and half cinnamon stick. Fry till the garlic is golden brown.

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5. Now we will make powder spices to the newly made spice mix. For this put chili powder, turmeric powder and yellow food colorto the spice mix. Mix these well.

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6. Now add tomato paste to the pan and mix well.

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7. Now put all powder spices mix into the pan. Fry well for around 1 minute.

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8. Now just before the rice we will add chicken stock. You can put all 4 cups of stock or 2 cups of stock and 2 cups of water.

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9. Add 2 cups of rice, preferably Basmati, to the water. Slightly stir the rice to mix with spices.

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10. Now cover the pan for 10 minutes or till the water is dried.

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11. After 10 minutes, we will put the pan steam.

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12. Before steaming the rice, lets give it a special touch, we will garnish it with fried carrots and raisins.

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13. Now cover it with a cloth and lid for 15 minutes.

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14. After 15 minutes, remove the lid and cloth. And there you go. Done. A scrumptious meal for your next gathering. Why not give it a go?

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Follow my this recipe and turn your next dinner into a feast with this Arabian style bukhari rice. Enjoy this With baked lamb and flavorful rice makes this the ultimate choice for any special occasion. Channel your inner chef, and cook up a storm for friends and family.

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