This virile dish is simple to prepare, and the brown rice takes on a surprisingly meaty flavor when steamed together with lamb kidneys. Don't be tempted to susbtitute white rice; it may stick to the pot and get mushy-besides, everybody knows that brown rice tastes better and is better for you.
The recipe calls for shallots, but you can substitute green onions. Shallots are not always available, and are expensive. We grow our own; they're as easy to raise as dandelions, and have it a