March 19, 2011

Rice Pilaf ("Plov") with Raisins

  • 2 cups uncooked rice
  • 1/4 lb (100 g) raisins
  • 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Nuts (cashew or other) to taste
  • Salt
  1. Wash the rice and soak it in boiled hot water for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Put the rice in a saucepan with boiling salted water and cook until ready.
  3. Drain the cooked rice in a colander.
  4. Put the drained rice back into the saucepan.
  5. Pour the melted butter on the top of the rice.
  6. Cover well and simmer on very low heat 20-25 minutes.
  7. Wash and soak the raisins in hot water.
  8. Fry the plumped raisins in hot butter on a separate skillet.
  9. When serving, put a small piece of butter on each plate, cover it with rice, and put the fried raisins on top (you can add nuts to taste).

1 comment:

Jodi said...

These look amazing! I need some of these in my life!