Leek, Rice and Carrot Dish

Dem By Dem, 17th Feb 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/mc.0-peh/
Posted in Wikinut>Guides>Recipes>Turkish & Middle Eastern

Recipe for a delicious meal or a side dish. This is a vegetarian meal which is low on cost and high on taste.

Vegetarian

This is a delicious dish served hot or cold. In addition it can be enjoyed as a main meal or as a side to any other dish.
Preparation time: about 10 minutes
Cooking time: about 1 hour.

Ingredients:
2 Leeks
3-4 Carrots
1/2 cup of rice
salt
olive oil
tomato paste

Method:
1. Thoroughly wash leeks and slice into rings (about 1cm).
2. Wash and slice carrots thinly (slicing section of grater is good for this).
3. Cover the base of a medium sized saucepan with olive oil.
4. Add leeks and cook on low heat until the leek softens and changes colour slightly, stirring occasionally.
5. Add carrots and stir.
6. Add rice and stir.
7. Add enough water to cover the ingredients.
8. Add tomato paste and stir through.
9. Add salt to taste.
10. Allow to simmer until the rice has cooked and the water has evaporated.

A squeeze of lemon juice adds a nice flavour to this dish once cooked.

Tags

Carrot, Leek, Meal, Rice, Turkish, Vegetarian

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author avatar Dem
I live in Australia and love to cook. I thought I would share some recipes to start with.

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