Multicooker – One Pot Lebanese Hashweh Ground Beef and Rice
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
  • 2tablespoon oil or ghee
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1cup sliced onion
  • 1tablespoon minced Garlic
  • 1pound ground beef
  • 4-5 cardamom podsor 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1.5teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1teaspoon ground cinnamom
  • 1/4teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1cup long-grain basmati ricerinsed and drained
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 1teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2cups water for Gem/StovetopOR 1 cup water for pressure cooking
For Finishing
  • 1/4teaspoon cilantro/parsley/mintany one or mix
Instructions
  1. Heat your Instant Pot Gem or Pressure Cooker on sauté. When it’s hot, add butter. To the melted butter, add pine nuts. Sauté 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add minced garlic and onion. Mix well.
  3. Add ground beef and break up the ground beef.
  4. Add all spices and mix. Add rice.
For Gem Multicooker
  1. Add 2 cups of water.
  2. Set your Gem on Rice Cook. It will automatically start and stop cooking when the rice is done,
  3. Fluff up the rice and sprinkle with garnish. Serve hot with a side of tzatziki.
For the Pressure Cooker
  1. Add 1 cup of water.
  2. Cook on high pressure for 4 minutes. Let the pot sit undisturbed for 10 minutes. Then release remaining pressure.
  3. Fluff up the rice and sprinkle with garnish. Serve hot with a side of tzatziki.
Recipe Notes

Nut Allergy: Add 1/4 cup raisins and omit pine nuts

Cinnamon Allergy: Omit cinnamon, double up on ground allspice.

Vegetarian: Use paneer or queso fresco in place of ground meat

Vegan Versions: Use oil rather than butter, add in one of the following:

2 cups of mixing vegetables

2 cups drained, rinsed chickpeas or red kidney beans

Sliced seitan or tempeh

Soaked, drained soy curls