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Rice and Lamb - Ruzz Jaari

Serves about 4.

Melt butter in a frying pan then sauté meat over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add rice then stir-fry for 1 minute. Stir in remaining ingredients, then bring to boil. Cover and cook over medium/low heat for 25 minutes, stirring a number of times to make sure rice does not stick to bottom of pan. Turn off heat, then re-cover and allow to cook in own steam for 30 minutes.

HABEEB SALLOUM, author of our "Recipe of the Day" series, is a Canadian freelance writer and author specializing in food, history and travel. Besides 6 books and 18 chapters in various publications, he has written hundreds of articles about culture, food, travel, history and homesteading in western Canada. His writing has appeared in such publications as the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, the Western Producer, Vegetarian Journal and Saveur.