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Roz bi Hummus-Rice and hummus

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This rice dish is full of flavor and spices. It also has garbanzo beans cooked in with the rice which makes for a lovely texture and flavor. Garbanzo beans or chick peas are literally translated into Arabic as Hummus. So hummus is the name in Arabic for these beans.

Ingredients.

1 can Garbanzo beans

1 onion chopped

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1 tsp. cumin

1 tsp. cinnamon

2 tsp. allspice

salt to taste

4 Cups Basmati rice

9 cups water

Directions

Use a large pan and saute onion and garlic in olive oil.

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Open garbanzo beans, drain, put beans in with onions and garlic, continue to saute, add spices. Add water and bring to a boil. Rinse Basmati rice according to package directions. Put rice into water and stir. Let this boil for 5 minutes, then cover and turn heat to medium, cook for 10 minutes, turn to low and cook an additional 10 minutes. Remove from heat and fluff rice so it doesn’t stick.

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