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Uzbek pilaf: how to prepare this hearty and tasty dish

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Recipe for pilaf. Source: youthchangeeurope.com

Pilaf is a dish that almost every housewife knows how to cook. The dish can be prepared in different ways: with meat, without meat, as well as with spices, onions, and garlic. You can also cook pilaf in a frying pan and in the oven.

How to cook a delicious pilaf

Cook Polina shared a recipe for a delicious Uzbek pilaf with pork, garlic, onions and carrots in frying pan on Instagram.

Recipe

Ingredients:

  • pork - 600 g.
  • desire/basmati rice - 200 g
  • spices - 2 tsp.
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • carrot - 1 pc.
  • garlic - 1 head
  • hot water - 400 ml
  • oil

Method of preparation:

1. Dice onion and carrot and fry in a pan.

Fried onion

2. Cut meat and add to the pan. Fry for another 5-10 minutes and add diced carrots. Fry for another 10 minutes over medium heat. Add salt and spices and stir.

Meat with vegetables and spices

3. Rinse rice, put it in a frying pan, stir and cover with hot water.

Rice for the dish

4. Add garlic clove, cover and cook for another 30-35 minutes until the water evaporates. Do not open the lid until the pilaf is ready.

Preparation

5. After the water has completely evaporated, remove the garlic clove.

Ready-made dish

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