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Buhkari Rice (Arabian Rice)

Buhkari Rice  (Arabian Rice)
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time

40-45 min

Bukhari Rice - The nutty, full of flavors Arabic rice taste best when cooked in ghee. You can also use camel meat of beef, if you like.
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  • Rice 3, 1/2 cup
  • Chicken/mutton 1, 1/2 kg
  • Garlic with skin 1 clove
  • Boiled chickpea 1 cup
  • Black currants 1/3 cup
  • Raisin 1/3 cup
  • Mixed nuts 1/2 cup
  • Butter 1 tbsp
  • Ginger paste 1 tbsp
  • Garlic paste 1, 1/2 tbsp
  • Turmeric 1/4 tsp
  • Whole all spice a handful
  • Black pepper crushed 1 tsp
  • Food color (yellow) a few drops
  • Tomato 1 chopped
  • Onion 1 sliced
  • Jaggery (Gur) 2 tbsp
  • Salt 1, 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee as required

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Cooking Directions

  1. Sprinkle salt on the meat and leave for a while.

  2. Boil rice till half done.

  3. Add 1 clove of garlic with skin and 1/2 tsp roughly chopped garlic while boiling rice.

  4. In a bowl combine ginger and 1 tbsp garlic, whole all spice, salt, turmeric and tomato.

  5. In 1/4 cup ghee, golden brown sliced onion.

  6. When onion starts browning, add mixed spiced and tomatoes.

  7. Add chicken, water and mix well.

  8. Cook on medium heat.

  9. Add water if gravy is sticking to the pan.

  10. When chicken is ready, add half boiled rice to it, chickpeas and food color.

  11. Fry all the dry fruits in butter in a frying pan.

  12. Pour it over rice, along with jaggery.

  13. Cover and cook on very low flame till rice is completely done.

  14. When ready dish out, serve hot and enjoy.

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