muhammar

Definition

Food

  • Parboiled long-grain rice drained and mixed with sugar or honey (1:6 on uncooked rice) and poured over molten butter in a pot with a tight-fitting lid. A mixture of rose water infused with saffron and cardamom seeds is poured over and the pot sealed and cooked over a low heat for 20 to 25 minutes until the rice is cooked and has absorbed all the liquid. Served with meat or fish.
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