quick recipe for sweet pilaf with dried fruits Plov is so loved that the fantasy of hispreparations are endless, in the world there is one thousand and one recipe for pilaf. Classic and sweet pilaf with dried fruits can be divinely cooked in Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan, but both Turkmen and Kazakh consider it a national dish, and have almost reached the culinary perfection in cooking. Plov, in spite of the solid principles of cooking, in a different performance and way of serving is very different to taste.

  • The combination of the two main products is one to one. The first and main product is cereals, its presence in pilaf is unchanged. Traditionally it is rice, but peas, wheat, corn, and a mixture of different cereals are used. The second component of the dish (zirvak) can be meat, minced meat in grape leaves, fish, chicken, vegetables and dried fruits. Of the spices in the dish put only saffron, zira, hot pepper and barberry. And in no case - coriander, bay leaf or celery.
  • Cooking technology: one of the two parts of the pilaf is prepared separately, and the croup is stewed (not cooked).
  • Correctly pick up and cook rice. Only strong and transparent medium-grained varieties of rice with a low content of starch are suitable: Jasmine and Basmati, Devzira, Oshpar, Belaya Alanga, Dastar-saryk, Barakat, Akmarzhan, round Krasnodar. Long-grain, wild or parboiled rice for pilaf will not work.
  • The amount of water to extinguish: not much and not a little. More than necessary, and rice will turn into a mess, a little - the dish will burn.
  • Dishes. The recipe of any pilau contains a condition - cast iron dishes with thick straight walls, enameled or thin-walled will not work.
  • sweet pilaf cooking recipe

    Sweet pilaf: rice and dried fruits

    Pilaf with dried fruits is delicious and very useful. Rice is 80% composed of complex carbohydrates, 8% of the essential amino acids. Vitamins of group B in the composition of rice are food for the central nervous system, lecithin for the brain, potassium for the work of the heart. But gluten does not contain rice, which makes it universally useful. Dried fruits are dried berries or fruits, in the sun or in a dryer. They contain vitamins, minerals, proteins, stored for a long time at room temperature. Fresh fruits and berries dry yield only on the content of vitamin C, most of which is lost during the drying process.

    A simple recipe

    The recipe is popular and simple. To cook pilaf with dried fruits, you need: rice - 2 cups, dried apricots, raisins, prunes, dates, figs (half a glass each), ghee - half a glass, sugar, salt.

  • Melt melted butter in a cast-iron pot.
  • Add the dried fruits to the butter, stew for 20-30 minutes.
  • Rinse and rinse the rice.
  • Put the rice in stewed dried fruits, add salt and pour cold water, two fingers above rice, put sugar. Do not mix rice and dried fruits.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to a minimum.
  • When the water evaporates, collect the rice from the edges to the center of the hill.
  • Cover the pilaf with a lid, wrap the pan in a blanket, insist 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove the lid, cover the pan with a dish and drastically turn it upside down, so that the dried fruits are at the top of the pilaf.
  • simple recipe for sweet pilaf

    Armenian recipe

    This is a holiday recipe. To make an Armenian pilaf, you will need: rice - 2 cups, dried apricots, raisins, prunes and dates without seeds, figs, almonds (half a glass each), ghee - half a glass, sugar, salt 1 tsp, lavash.

  • Pour in a cast-iron pot (cauldron) 6 glasses of water (3 times more than rice), put on fire, bring to a boil and salt.
  • Rice to sort, rinse and pre-soak for 2 hours. Drain the water and pour the croup into a colander.
  • Rice to fall asleep in boiling salted water, stir and cook for 10 minutes until half ready.
  • Water drained, pour the rice into a colander and cool with cold water (then the rice will turn out to be crumbly).
  • Put lavash in a cast-iron pot (Kazan), pour oil over it.
  • Put half the rice on lavash, smooth and pour with oil (2-3 tablespoons), lay out the second part of rice and pour oil again.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and put on a minimal fire.
  • Dried fruits, rinse, add almonds and put them in a sieve for 30 minutes on a water bath under a closed lid.
  • Steamed dried fruits and almonds put in a saucepan, pour the remaining melted butter, mix.
  • Place the broken lavash on the dish, lavash rice, rice dried fruits and almonds.
  • Bon appetit and good health!