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Why you can't cook crumbly pilaf: don't make these mistakes

Kateryna YagovychFood
What mistakes spoil pilaf. Source: depositphotos.com

Pilaf is not a rice porridge. The grains in the dish should be crumbly and not dry. If you don't succeed, make sure you don't make the following mistakes while cooking.

The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you why you can't make delicious pilaf. Pay special attention to the following points.

Why you can't cook crumbly pilaf: don't make these mistakes

The wrong rice

Not all rice is suitable for making pilaf. It is best to choose steamed rice. It will definitely not stick together and will remain crumbly after cooking.

Violation of proportions

Vegetables and meat make the dish juicy. So it's important to add the right amount of these ingredients. If you take a kilogram of rice, you should add 300-500 grams of vegetables.

Wrong dishes

Why you can't cook crumbly pilaf: don't make these mistakes

You won't be able to cook really tasty and crumbly pilaf in a regular pot. You should choose a cast iron pot or a frying pan with a thick bottom.

Improper processing of meat and vegetables

Vegetables and meat should not be put into pilaf raw. They will only give off their flavor, aroma, and color if they are stewed in a frying pan beforehand.

Why you can't cook crumbly pilaf: don't make these mistakes

Incorrect amount of water

The ideal formula is 20% liquid by volume of cereal. More or less liquid will spoil the taste and consistency of the pilaf.

Why you can't cook crumbly pilaf: don't make these mistakes

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