White Rice with Filini Pasta is a side dish for a delicious lunch with the family. It contains a rich taste for both rice and pasta tastes.
For the lover of the high carbs dishes this dish is the best for you. Once you taste it you can not resist it. Just give it a try and you will enjoy it.
What is Filini Pasta?
Filini pasta is a kind of pasta which is usually very thin and small. You can use it in many different recipes like any other pastas. I sometime cook it in the soup and I cook it with white rice.
The rice is simmered on a low heat for the most enjoyable lunch. The white rich are mixed well with the Filini Pasta to create a great mixture of high carbs dish.
When you eat white Rice with Filini Pasta with any types of sauces or dishes includes sauces are heaven. To let the White Rice with Filini Pasta absorbs all the sauces and liquids from other dishes to a stronger flavour.
You can have it with any type of dishes such as:
- Mixed veggies with Apple Cinder Vinegar sauce.
- Chicken Thyme and Garlic.
- Roasted Cauliflower with Tomato Sauce.
White Rice with Filini Pasta is so popular in middle easts especially in Egypt. White Rice with Filini Pasta is one of the tradition dished in Egyptian cuisine.
notes for people on diet plans:
As a person has been on a diet and succeed in losing weight naturally, I have the awareness of the benefits of the recipes I cook.
For this recipe I do not recommend it for people doing keto diets because It has a high carbs. For normal diets plans it is fine to eat a small portion of this recipe, it will give them a pleasure of tasty food.
If you need more diets advices for my recipes let me know in the comment section below :
Here is the recipe, hope you enjoy it:
Cook time: 25 minutes
Level : easy
Serve: 6 persons
- 1/2 cup, 64 gram, filini pasta.
- 1 1/2 cup , 192 gram, white rice
- 2 cup water.
- 1 tbsp salt
- 3 tbsp vegetable oil.
- Wash the white rice and leave it aside.
- Heat a small pot and add the vegetable oil in the pot.
- when the vegetable oil is heated up, add the filini pasta and keep stirring till the pasta becomes golden.
- Then add the white rice over the filini pasta and keep stirring for half a minute then immediately add the water over the rice.
- Add the salt and keep stirring till the rice soaks most of the water.
- Remove the pot in a low heat and simmer it for 20 minutes.
- You better stirring the rice once in the 20 minutes period for all the rice to be cooked.
- Serve when it is hot.
- Do not use too small pot so you leave a space for the rice to increase in size.
- you have to use the same cup size for each ingredients.
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is day ie used for general nutrition advice.