Thursday, May 17, 2007

LOOBIA POLOW: (Persian food) 4

Basmati or long grain rice 500gr
Lamb or beef 400gr
Green beans 400gr
Medium onions 3
Tomato paste 3tbsp
Saffron ½ tsp
Cooking oil 100gr
Salt, black pepper

Cinnamon 2tsp
Peel and slice onions and fry in oil until slightly golden. Cut meat into small pieces and add to onions. Fry over medium heat until colour changes.
Wash green beans and cut into 3cm pieces. Add to meat with 1-2 glasses of hot water and cook for about 30min on medium heat, add more hot water if necessary. Add tomato paste, salt, pepper and cinnamon and cook for another 15min on medium heat.

Wash the rice twice then drain the water. Pour water in a large non stick pan until it is half full and bring to a boil. Add rice and a spoonful of salt and continue boiling until rice is half cooked and rinsed, pour the rice into a drain and wash it with warm water. Add the meat mix and mix well. Cover and cook over low heat for about 30min or in oven for 20min. Before serve add some boiling oil with saffron top of the rice.


Anonymous said...

Extremely good. I made the food and invited some friends. Everyone loved it. Thank you for the excellent work.

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