How to make white rice

كيفية عمل الأرز الأبيض
كيفية عمل الأرز الأبيض

White rice

Preparation time 5 minutes
cooking time 20 minutes
enough for 6 persons


  • A cup of uncooked white rice.
  • Two cups of water.
  • Two teaspoons of salt.

how to prepare

  • Soak the rice and wash it until the color of the water is free from impurities, then put it in a colander and set it aside.
  • Put the water on the fire until it boils, salt, then add the washed rice and gently stir a little.
  • Reduce the heat, cover the pan and leave it on the heat for twenty minutes.
  • Check the water level if it has completely evaporated after fifteen minutes.
  • Remove it from the heat and pour it into a serving dish using a fork to separate the grains of rice from each other.
  • Add a spoonful of melted butter to the pan before serving and sprinkle some chopped parsley or any favorite herb over the rice.

white and brown rice

Preparation time 10 minutes
cooking time 30 minutes
enough for 7 people


  • Five cups of Egyptian rice.
  • Four cups of hot broth.
  • A tablespoon of ghee.
  • A bay leaf.
  • Four tablespoons of corn oil.

how to prepare

  • Wash the rice well until the color of the water is free from impurities, then put it in a colander.
  • Heat the oil and ghee in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add three cups of rice to the pan and fry until brown.
  • Add the rest of the rice and mix the ingredients a little.
  • Add the cups of broth to the pan, add the bay leaf, sprinkle a little salt to taste and leave on the heat until it boils.
  • Reduce the temperature after the water boils, cover the pan and leave it on low heat for twenty minutes until the rice absorbs all the liquid.

rice vermicelli

Preparation time 10 minutes
cooking time 20 minutes
enough for 3 people


  • Three hundred grams of rice.
  • Two onions cut into slices.
  • Eighty grams of vermicelli.
  • Twenty grams of clarified butter or ghee.
  • Four hundred milliliters of vegetable broth.
  • Forty grams of each of:
    • Grilled pine.
    • Pistachio cut into large pieces.

how to prepare

  • Place the butter and onions over medium heat for two minutes and sauté the onions until soft.
  • Add the vermicelli to the onions in the pan, stirring constantly, until the vermicelli turns golden brown.
  • Immediately add the rice and stir until well coated in butter and season with salt to taste.
  • Pour in the vegetable broth and let the mixture boil then leave it over low heat for fifteen to twenty minutes until it is cooked.
  • Check the rice from time to time to check the liquid level.
  • When ready to serve, the rice is poured and garnished with pine nuts and pistachios.

Paprika Rice

Preparation time 10 minutes
cooking time 10 minutes
enough for 3 people


  • Four cups of cooked rice.
  • ¼ cup shredded and cooked beef bacon.
  • An onion cut into cubes.
  • A clove of crushed garlic.
  • 1 tablespoon each of:

how to prepare

  • Heat the oil in a deep saucepan over medium heat, add the onions and stir until browned and wilted.
  • Add the crushed garlic to the pan, stir the mixture well, then add the tomato sauce to the mixture.
  • Stir the mixture well, add the beef bacon, and add the paprika, while continuing to stir.
  • Add the cooked rice to the mixture and stir over high heat, add the soy sauce and stir a little until the rice absorbs the taste of paprika and soy.

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