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Somali Rice

3 cups of white basmati rice; rinsed until liquid is clear
1/4 cup of oil
1 onion; chopped
3 chicken cubes
3 Tbsp. tomato paste
4 1/2 cups chicken stock (a little more might be needed)

1. Heat the oil in a flat bottomed pot.
2. Add onions, chicken cubes, and tomato paste; saute until the onion are translucent.
3. Stir in the rice and the chicken stock; cover and bring to a boil.
4. Reduce heat and cook until the rice is tender. This can take between 15 - 20 minutes.
5. Fluff with a fork


  1. pest of the pest thank you

  2. do you use any water to cook the rice before placing it inside to cook? Thank you for the recipe

  3. yeah i put water, but don't put alot of water just little bit of water