chelou

Definition

Food

  • basmati rice boiled 5 minutes and drained. Equal parts of butter and water (butter 1:8 on original rice) are boiled, then half placed in a pan to coat the parboiled rice which is made into a mound covering the base of the pan; the remaining butter water mixture is poured on top. It is then cooked on a low heat with a tight-fitting lid until fluffy.
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