Bukhara Pilaf from Uzbekistan

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Boonlong

This comes from the ancient city of Bukhara

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cover rice in water for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, cut meat into pieces, chop onion, sear in a little of the oil. Add carrots and fry until carrots are reddish brown. Add raisins.
  2. Place all this in a large pot and add water, salt, and spices and stew for half an hour or until water evaporates. Add rice and enough water so that the water level is 1 inch over the rice.
  3. Bring water to a boil. Lower heat, add remaining oil, cover and simmer about half an hour until water evaporates and rice is fluffy.

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