Arabic Rice



  1. Combine rice, water and acid medium of choice in a bowl or pot. Cover and let soak for at least 7 hours.
  2. Drain off water into a measuring cup. Rinse the rice. Add the same amount of chicken broth (plus a little water if necessary) as water drained off. Bring broth to a boil.
  3. Add the rice, noodles, salt and butter to the pot. Return to a boil and then turn down heat. Cover and let simmer for 30 to 45 minutes, undisturbed.
  4. When done turn off heat and let stand for 15 minutes. Fluff and serve.

Recipe by Nourishing Simplicity at