Recipe By Lady at the Stove
Published Mar 18th
Prep 10m Cook 35m Additional - Ready In 45m
Servings 6 servings Calories 287.9

Potatoes are cooked at the bottom of the rice in this traditional Persian rice dish.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 potato, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Rinse and drain rice 2 times.
  2. 2 Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add rice and salt; cook for 6 minutes. Drain in a colander. Rinse rice and drain again.
  3. 3 Put oil in the bottom of the pot and place potato slices in a single layer over top. Pour cooked rice on top of potato slices, cover, and cook over low heat until rice and potatoes are tender, 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. 4 Invert carefully onto a serving plate so sliced potatoes are on top of rice.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 287.9
  • Carbohydrate 55.2 g
  • Fat 5.3 g
  • Fiber 1.2 g
  • Protein 5.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Sodium 389.7 mg
  • Sugar 0.4 g