Afghani Rice

As with all my Afghani recipes, this one came from Roqiah. Always served with vegetables, often potatoes.

Afghani Rice
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  1. 1 tomato crushed
  2. 1 teaspoon sugar
  3. 1/4 cup water
  4. 5 cups water
  5. 1 teaspoon salt
  6. 1 cup rice
    1. Fry tomato and sugar in oil until brown
    2. Add 1/4 cup water to tomato mixture (first cool pot in cold water)
    3. Add rest of water and salt and bring to boil
    4. Add rice to boiling water.
    5. When boiling again, boil for 2 min.
    6. Drain and return to pot.
    7. Sprinkle tomato mixture on top.
    8. Heap rice in middle.
    9. Cover and steam for 30 min on low heat, then 15 min on very low (less than 1).
    10. Serve on big flat plate.
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