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Nothing Much in the Cupboard Iraqi Rice Meal (Gluten Free, Veget

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“When you don't have much on hand in your Iraqi cupboard this is a delicious basic meal that DH, DD (toddler) and I enjoy! Many women enjoy date syrup a lot while pregnant and this is good for a nonirritating the stomach, meal. Amounts are approximate.”
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  1. Melt 1 tbs butter in pot to cook rice, add spices and stir until fragrant, add drained rice and stir carefully to coat making sure not to break grains (depending on rices quality).
  2. Add water to rice in desired amount, add sea salt to taste, bring to a boil and cook until done.
  3. Turn off burner and leave top on 5 minutes or more.
  4. Melt remaining butter in a small pan, add dibis and warm and mix together.
  5. Serve rice with the butter mixed with dibis in a bowl and Balkan yogurt stirred until smooth in another.
  6. Eat with a bit of both added over the rice.
  7. Enjoy!

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