Put the rice in a sieve and rinse under cold water. Leave to drain while cooking the onion and minced meat.
Melt the butter with the oil in a saucepan, add the onion and garlic, and fry until the onion is tender but not brown. Raise the heat a little and add the minced beef or lamb. Fry, breaking up the lumps with a spoon, until the meat is no longer red. Add the spices and