Afghani Rice

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

Afghani Rice

Roqiah Akrami


  • 1 to mato crushed
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup rice


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