Red Rice

Timman Ahmar

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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Tomato gives this rice dish an attractive red-orange hue.


  • 2 cups (16 oz/450 g) rice, soaked in cold water for 30 minutes, then drained
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  • About 5 minutes before the soaked rice is ready to cook, prepare the tomato liquid. Put diluted tomato paste, sauce, or tomato juice in the pot you are going to use for cooking the rice. Let it boil gently for about 5 minutes.
  • Add rice, salt, and oil to the pot. Allow to boil for about 5 minutes on high heat, or until most of the liquid evaporates. Then reduce he