Arabic Style White Rice Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Arabic Style White Rice

Just a few regular kitchen cupboard ingredients turn plain rice into Arabic Style White Rice. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 7 cups water or 1750 ml
  • 4 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 cups Basmati rice or 600 g
  • ½ cup butter or 100 g
  • 1½ teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, sliced

How to Prepare

  1. Add water, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes and vinegar in a large pot and bring to boil.
  2. Add the rice and cook for 10 mins or until the rice is almost tender. Drain in a strainer.
  3. Heat half the quantity of butter in a large saucepan, add turmeric and bell pepper and cook for 2-3 mins.
  4. Add the cooked rice and spread the rest of the butter on top of the rice without stirring.
  5. Cover and cook on very low heat for 1 hour or until the rice is cooked.
  6. Fluff up the rice using a wooden fork in order to become yellow and white mixed colors.
  7. Serve on a large serving dish, placing the crispy golden rice layer on top.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 607.00 Kcal
Protein: 9.70 g
Carbohydrate: 98.00 g
Fats: 19.00 g

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