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Gurian Pilaf

Gurian pilaf recipe
Rating: 4.1 Votes: 13

Cooking time: 1 h 15 min

Recipe yield: 2 servings

Gurian Pilaf Recipe

Gurian pilaf is a traditional recipe of Georgian cuisine; unlike most pilaf recipes, the Gurian pilaf recipe does not include meat. This pilaf is cooked from rice, honey and raisins, therefore it is a vegetarian dish.

Gurian Pilaf Recipe Ingredients

Rice
2
cups
Raisins
150
g
Honey
150
g
Butter
0.5
cup
Thin flatbread

Gurian Pilaf Cooking Recipe

Gurian pilaf is cooked according to this Georgian recipe. Rinse the rice, pour into salted boiling water and cook until the grains on the outside become soft and the inside still retains some elasticity. Place the rice in a sieve and let the water drain.

Melt some of the butter in a deep saucepan, put a thin flatbread on the bottom, lay out the rice, pour in the rest of the butter, cover with a lid and heat for 40-45 minutes.

In a separate bowl, mix honey with an equal amount of water, add washed rice and boil for 10 minutes.

When serving, place the cooked Gurian pilaf on a plate and pour over the prepared sweet gravy.