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The best rice for pilaf is named: be sure to try this recipe

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Delicious pilaf
Delicious pilaf. Source: cloudinary.com

Pilaf is a very satisfying and tasty oriental dish made with boiled rice, meat, spices, carrots, and garlic. A distinctive feature of pilaf is its crumbliness, but this is only if you choose the right kind of rice. To prevent rice from sticking together in pilaf, it is cooked with the addition of animal or vegetable fat, which prevents the grains from sticking together.

How to cook basmati rice pilaf correctly

The cook shared a recipe for a delicious mussel pilaf made with basmati rice on Instagram.

Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 15-20 g of butter
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 400 g. mussels
  • spices for pilaf and seafood
  • salt
  • 1 cup of rice
  • 2 cups of warm water
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic

Method of preparation:

1. Fry onions and carrots in butter for 10 minutes. Add thawed mussels, fry for 2-3 minutes and add spices.

Mussels with carrot and onion

2. Add salt and rice (pre-washed, it is better to choose basmati rice). Pour warm water over the rice, add garlic and cover.

Preparation

3. Cook over medium heat for 20-25 minutes. Remove the lid and mix well.

Ready-made dish

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