Maaloubit Arnabit (Upside Down Cauliflower)
- 1 cauliflower
- 1 lb of beef cut in cubes
- 2 cups of long grain rice
- 1/2 cup of diluted chicken broth
- 1 big onion
- 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
- 4 cups of water
- All peppers
- Cinnamon sticks
- Turmeric powder
Preparation time 60mins
1- Heat the oven on 425F. Cut the cauliflower into small pieces, spread them on a baking sheet and bake them till they are cooked. (usually about 20-25minutes)
Meanwhile have the the 2 cups of grain rice soaked in water with 1/2 tablespoon of Turmeric (to give it a yellow color)
2- While the cauliflower are been baked, cut the big onion into wedges, add them in the pot with the beef and all the spices with 4 cups of water and let it cook for 20 minutes or until the meat is grown.
3- Once the cauliflower and the meat are ready, drain the rice, get a clean pot and start layering the ingredients:
a- put the the oil at the bottom
b- add 1/3 of the drained rice
c- add the meat
d- add the cauliflower
e- add the rest of 2/3 of the rice
f- soak all the layers with the chicken broth
g- add 3 cups of water and let it cook for 15-20 minutes (or until the rice is done).
Once it's cooked, prepare a big plate, place it above the pot and flip it carefully and serve it!