Do you like pilaf? What is meant here is real Uzbek pilaf made of mutton and in a special large cooking pot. You are welcome to take part in the process of making and eating real pilaf from the city of Tashkent.
Pilaf is a dish in which rice is cooked in a seasoned broth. In some cases, the rice may also attain its brown color by being stirred with bits of burned onion, as well as a large mix of spices. Every region of Uzbekistan can boast of its own recipe of pilaf. To cook the dish one may need 2 kg of fat mutton, 2 kg of rice, red and yellow carrots 1 kg each, 2 kg of onions, raisins, pepperidge, peas soaked in water, jeera and red pepper.
Put rice in a plate with water and leave it for some time.
Cut meat into large pieces. Usually 1 kg of meat is enough for 4-5 people.
Wood-fire cooking of pilaf is advisable.
Add oil to the pilaf dish.
Cut onions into halves and don’t worry: just taste of onion will be there in the pilaf!
Add onions to the boiling oil.
As well as pieces of meat.
Together with peas soaked in water.