Shrimp Coriander Riceمیگوپلو گشنیز


  • 400 gr Shrimp
  • 2 bunches of Coriander
  • 1 large onion
  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • 1 lime or lemon juice
  • vegetable oil, salt, pepper, turmeric and saffron
  • 3 cups of rice
  • optional: cumin

dice an onion,  8 cloves of garlic into small cubes, put them in a pan and fry in some oil until golden, Add a teaspoon of turmeric powder

add the Shrimps, stir-fry for 3-5 mins

add the chopped coriander, stir-fry for 3 min

add lemon juice then turn off the heat

add 3 cups of rice, 2 cups of water, Saffron, salt, some vegetable oil, and some cumin if you like

put the lid on, turn on the electric rice cooker (or any kind of pot)

During the half time of  the Rice cooking process( after 10-15 mins), while most of the water evaporates,

 add all ingredients and mix with half-cooked rice,

avoid reaching the ingredients in the bottom of the pan,

dig some deep holes in the rice mixture with a handle of a (wooden) spoon to make sure the water will evaporate !

put the lid on, and let the cooking process continue on low heat,

 rice cooking time totally : around 45-60 mins


2 thoughts on “Shrimp Coriander Riceمیگوپلو گشنیز

  1. this has become one of my favorite dishes. especially with maust khiar! thank you so much for sharing this. Sometimes I even put breaded talapiea on top!

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