First Grade Lesson, (Persian Alphabet)
Kateh - Persian Style Plain and Simple Rice
2 cups dry basmati rice
4 cups water
Salt to taste
butter or vegetable oil
- Rinse the rice 2-3 times with cool water or until it becomes clear, discard the water.
- Place the rice in a medium-sized pot, add 4 cups of water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil on medium-high heat.
- When the water starts boiling add 2 tablespoons oil or butter depending on your preference, gently stir once or twice with a wooden spoon.
- Wrap the lid with a clean dishcloth, cover the pot and cook on low heat for about 30-40 minutes.
Enjoy! Happy Autumn!