Oneeda's Kitchen Blog

Dill Pilaf

Posted on: May 26, 2010

This recipe is easy to make, and can be made in less than an hour. A vegetarian recipe that can be made Vegan by using water instead of meat stock.

This dish from Azerbaijan is a complete meal as it combines beans and rice. The dill adds a fresh taste to the meal. Try with fresh tomatoes and cucumberr or plain yogurt.

2 cups of rice
3 T oil
4 cups beans
2 T margarine
1.5 cups water or meat broth
1 teaspoon flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 bunch of dill


Boil a lot of water (about8 cups), a pinch of salt and a few drops of oil, add the rice and when tender pour out the excess water. Put the strained rice in a pot sprinkle some oil on the rice. Set aside.

Melt the margarine and put into a saucepan with 1 1/2 glasses of water, flour, lemon juice, and a little salt, and mix. Pare the beans. Add to the saucepan, cover and simmer until cooked.

Take a heavy pot , Add 1 cup of water and steam the rice and the beans which you layer on top of the rice. Cook on low until the rice is fully cooked.

Chop the dill. Fold into the steaming rice and serve.


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