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Turkish Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Nut fat 2 Ounce
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Rice 8 Ounce
  Onions 3 Medium, sliced
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), chopped
  Chopped ginger root/Preserved ginger 1 Tablespoon (Leveled)
  Grated coconut 1 Tablespoon, desiccated
  Dried apricots 2 Ounce, cut into strips
  Seedless raisins 2 Ounce
  Almonds 4 Ounce
  Coconut milk 1 1⁄2 Pint
  Orange slice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Spring onions/Chives 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) In a thick pan or iron casserole, gently saute the dry rice in the fat and oil until pale yellow.
2) Stir in the onions and garlic, saute for further 2-3 minutes .
3) Stir in the saffron, ginger, coconut, apricots, raisins and almonds, simmer covered for 15 minutes.
4) Pour in the coconut milk and cook until the rice is tender and almost dry, then season to taste.

SERVING
5) Remove in a warm serving dish or casserole, garnish with orange slices, sprinkle with the spring onions or chives and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
Mediterranean
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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