Iraqi Yellow Rice

8
Servings
5m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
35m
Ready In


"This is served typically alongside some Iraqi fish."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (170.5 g)
  • Calories 117.8
  • Total Fat - 4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 696.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 18.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.3 g
  • Sugars - 0.2 g
  • Protein - 2.1 g
  • Calcium - 31 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Heat the oil until it shimmers in a medium pot with lid .

Step 2

Brown the pasta.

Step 3

Add the turmeric and stir for a few seconds until fragrant.

Step 4

Stir in the rice, brown lightly. Salt, cardamom, and cinnamon. Add hot water.

Step 5

Increase the heat to high and boil the rice until visible moisture is absorbed, about 5 minutes.

Step 6

Reduce the heat to low, and simmer rice, covered, for 20 minutes.

Step 7

Turn the rice gently with a wooden spoon 2 to 3 times while simmering to allow it to fluff.

Step 8

Serve with cardamom and cinnamon still in the rice, for garnish,( i take out )

Step 9

Typically alongside some Iraqi fish.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.