Masha porridge and rice "Mastichari"

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Traditional Uzbek dish is cooked almost like a risotto, but does not require a refined technique and, in my opinion, much tastier!

Ingredients for Masha porridge and rice "Mastichari"

Step by step instruction of cooking Masha porridge and rice "Mastichari"

Шаг 1

Of course, we need mash.

Шаг 2

Mash and rice are typically used in a ratio of 2:1 i.e. two parts Masha is one part rice
- when the main "grits" is used only mash with a small addition of white beans
- when used with mash and rice in the ratio 1:1
- when used as a mash in the ratio 1:3.
I like the 1:1 ratio. 1 Cup Mary, 1 Cup of rice.

Шаг 3

Mash does not require soaking, just enough to wash with water.

Шаг 4

Carrots we shall cut cubes, onions - semirings.

Шаг 5

Meat pieces.

Шаг 6

In Kazan will recalim vegetable oil and add chopped onion.

Шаг 7

Fry the onion until Golden.
Then sent to the onions chopped meat. On medium heat fry, from time to time stirring, until the onions are soft and the meat is not browned

Шаг 8

Prepare the spices, you can add your favorite, which usually add to the pilaf.

Шаг 9

Meat with onions, add carrots, spices and fry for 7 minutes.

Шаг 10

Add the garlic cloves, I did not clean.

Шаг 11

Pour boiling water over 1.5-2 cm

Шаг 12

Bring to the boil, cover and cook on low heat.

Шаг 13

Cook until until the mash will not swell and become glossy, almost bursting.

Шаг 14

Now add washed rice, salt to taste.

Шаг 15

If necessary, add more water, close the lid and cook until the rice is tender. When the rice is fully cooked, if still liquid, increase the fire and it evaporated. Remove cauldron from the heat, cover and allow to infuse for 20-30 minutes.