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Title: Leeks in Olive Oil
Categories: Side Turkish
Yield: 4 Servings

1/3cExtra virgin olive oil
2smCarrots, halved & slced
2tbUncooked rice
1 1/2tsSugar
  Juice of half lemon
1 1/2cWater

Trim leeks. Remove a few of the outer layers. Slice 3/4" thick, discard tough green leaves. Wash well in several changes of water.

In a heavy skillet, heat olive oil. Stir in leeks & carrots. Cover & cook very gently for 30 minutes, shaking the skillet occasionally. Blend in the remaining ingredients in order. Cover & simmer for 30 minutes, checking the liquid. Add more water if necessary. When fully cooked, it should be very moist but not watery. Serve cold with lemon juice.

Serve as part of a buffet including other vegetable dishes.

Ayla Esen Algar, "The Complete Book of Turkish Cooking"