Ruz Bil Shi’Riyeh – Rice With Vermicelli Recipe

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Vermicelli is a traditional Middle Eastern rice that is cooked with long grain rice after being toasted in olive oil. Rice with vermicelli is delicious!

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time25 mins
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  cup Rice (long grain, e.g. Basmati)
  cup Vermicelli ('Shi'riyyeh' in Arabic)
 ¼ tsp Salt
 ¼ tbsp Sunflower oil
  cup Water


1

Heat the oil on high for about a minute. Then add the vermicelli and keep stirring until it goes golden brown – don’t let it burn.

2

Add the rice and mix very briefly, then add the water (hot) and salt. Bring to a boil, cover, and leave it to cook on low heat (about 10-15 minutes).

3

Uncover the rice, stir, and cover again leaving it on very low heat for 3-5 minutes.

Ingredients

  cup Rice (long grain, e.g. Basmati)
  cup Vermicelli ('Shi'riyyeh' in Arabic)
 ¼ tsp Salt
 ¼ tbsp Sunflower oil
  cup Water

Directions

1

Heat the oil on high for about a minute. Then add the vermicelli and keep stirring until it goes golden brown – don’t let it burn.

2

Add the rice and mix very briefly, then add the water (hot) and salt. Bring to a boil, cover, and leave it to cook on low heat (about 10-15 minutes).

3

Uncover the rice, stir, and cover again leaving it on very low heat for 3-5 minutes.

Ruz Bil Shi’Riyeh – Rice With Vermicelli Recipe

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