Authentic Rice Pilaf

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by cooking_geek

I'm from California and this is a true pilaf recipe from some Armenian friends I have. The key to perfect rice pilaf is not to PEEK while it's cooking!

Top Review by cuisinebymae

Excellent rice dish. Very flavourful. So easy to make. I used spaghettini because I didn't have any vermicelli. Will definitely make this again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in 2 qt saucepan.
  2. Crumble vermacelli and add to melted butter.
  3. Saute until vermacelli is golden brown.
  4. Add rice, broth, water.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to simmer.
  7. Cover and cook for 25 minutes.

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