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Sehriyeli Pilav

sehriyeli pilav
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Pilaf is simply cooked rice with vermicelli, a well know dish that is served with most of other main dishes.


Ingredients

Ingredients:

Nutritional

Calories (kcal)
486.5
Saturated Fat (g)
4.5
Trans Fat (g)
0.5
Total Fat (g)
13.6
Cholesterol (mg)
16.1
Sodium (mg)
1233.3
Dietary Fiber (g)
1.2
Sugars (g)
1.9
Protein (g)
6.9
Vitamin A (RAE)
51.1
Vitamin C (mg)
0.0
Calcium (mg)
36.0
Iron (mg)
0.9
Vitamin D (μg)
0.0
Vitamin E (mg)
3.4
Thiamin (mg)
0.1
Riboflavin (B2) (mg)
0.1
Niacin (NE)
2.9
Vitamin B6 (mg)
0.2
Vitamin B12 (mg)
0.0
Folate (DFE)
7.9
Potassium (mg)
113.3
Total Carbohydrate (g)
82.1

Step by Step method

  1. Wash rice several times with warm water and drain.
  2. Soak in warm water and leave for 15-20 minutes and drain. If you do not have time for this, just wash the rice and then drain.
  3. Place butter and oil in a saucepan or pot and add the vermicelli or orzo.
  4. Over low-heat, fry until their color starts changing to golden brown. Do not over fry, take the pot from the stove as soon as you see the golden brown color.
  5. Add rice. Place the pot on the stove and stir for 3-4 minutes over medium heat.
  6. Add the hot chicken stock / water (If you leave the rice in water before cooking, use 1 ½ cup hot water otherwise use 2 cups).
  7. Add salt, cover and cook over low heat, until the rice absorbs all the water.
  8. Meanwhile you can stir once or twice. Let the pilaf stand for about 5-10 minutes before serving.

 


Tips & variations

  • Pilaf goes well with any kind of dish and yogurt.

  • Add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice with the water, to make the pilaf shine.

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