What makes a pilaf a pilaf?
Pilaf (US spelling) or pilau (UK spelling) is a rice dish, or in some regions, a wheat dish, whose recipe usually involves cooking in stock or broth, adding spices, and other ingredients such as vegetables or meat, and employing some technique for achieving cooked grains that do not adhere to each other.
What nationality is rice pilaf?
The general consensus is that pilaf originated in Persia, where it’s first mentioned in recorded history. Pilaf follows the migration patterns of ancient Persians through the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
What is pilaf meat?
Similar to a traditional rice pilaf, this beef pilaf recipe is made with seared beef, vegetables, garlic, and spices to take the flavors to new and delicious levels. The best part is it’s cooked all together in one big pot. You don’t even need any complicated ingredients to make meat pilaf at home!