Quick pilaf in 30 minutes: how to prepare a delicious dish

Tetiana KoziukFood
Meat pilaf recipe. Source: cloudinary.com

Pilaf is a hearty rice dish that is prepared in different ways: with meat, without meat, with spices, onions and garlic. Perfectly cooked pilaf is crumbly, does not stick together and is very flavorful.

Food blogger Yulia Vilych (vilich_food_blog) on her Instagram page shared a recipe for pilaf with meat and vegetables, which you can prepare in 30 minutes.

Meat pilaf recipe


  • meat (pork, lamb) - 400 g
  • garlic - 3 cloves
  • carrots - 1 pc
  • onion - 1 pc
  • pilaf spices
  • water - 150 ml
  • rice - 400 g
  • water - 470 ml

Method of preparation:

1. Garlic should be chopped and lightly fried. Chop meat and add to the garlic. Fry for a few minutes.

2. Chop onions and grate carrots. Add to the meat and fry for a few minutes. Add spices and salt.

Rice and meat for pilaf

3. When the onions become golden, add water (150 ml) and stew the meat until the water evaporates.

4. Boil the rice with 470 ml of water. Cook on medium heat, then turn the heat down to low and cover a hole on the pot lid as soon as the rice boils. Cook the rice in this way as if it was steamed and add a few spoonfuls of water from time to time. It takes 20-30 minutes to cook.

Ready made dish

5. When rice is ready, mix it with meat. Bon appetit!

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