Rice kibbeh

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Kibbeh are popular throughout the Middle East. In this version you can choose which minced meat you wish to use.

Sunwhite® White Medium-Grain Calrose Rice

Sunwhite® White Medium-Grain Calrose Rice

Sunwhite® Calrose Rice is an oval medium-grain white rice known for its quality and taste. When cooked, Calrose rice becomes soft and tender with a tendency to stick together due to its succulent grains, allowing it to retain its moisture. Sunwhite® Calrose Rice is used in dishes that require a bit more creaminess as well as a side dish to compliment almost every meal. Its versatility means that it can be used in everything from starters and soups to desserts. For best results, rinse this rice with cold water. Drain well before cooking. All rice is naturally gluten-free. 4kg and 9kg packages are available in Jordan only.

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Ingredients to serve:

  • ½ cup Sunwhite Medium Grain Rice (well cooked (add turmeric and saffron))

  • ¼ kg Potatoes (boiled)

  • ½ Onion (chopped)

  • ¼ cup Minced Meat (minced)

  • 1 tbsp Oil

  • 1 tsp Salt

  • 1 tsp All Spice

  • 1 tsp Cumin

  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil

Medium Grain

White medium grain rice is a round, tender and succulent grain, allowing it to lock in moisture when it is cooked. This rice is often used in dishes that require a bit more creaminess, like paella or risotto. It is also ideal in your favourite Middle Eastern, Korean and Spanish dishes.








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  • Combine the rice and potatoes in a bowl, stirring until they form a seamless dough.

  • Place all the flavorful filling ingredients into a sizzling pan.

  • Stir and sizzle until the meaty juices evaporate.

  • Time to shape that dough into perfectly smooth and round balls, without any pointed edges.

  • Pack in the savory meat filling.

  • Heat up the oven, grab a tray, and give it a slick of oil.

  • Space out the scrumptious kibbeh balls on the tray.

  • Pop the tray in the oven and bake until they're cooked to perfection, then serve them piping hot on a normal side plate

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