GEORGIAN CUISINE
Georgian sweet rice pilaf with dried fruit and apples - Unforgettable flavor and taste
06 August, 2015
There are various kinds of pilafs throughout the world’s cuisines. Rice is cooked differently by many nations, yet some recipes resemble. Georgia is no exception; correspondingly, our cuisine is also rich with different kinds of pilaf be it sweet or with meat and mushrooms. Here we present a very easy recipe of sweet Georgian pilaf with dried fruits and apples.


Ingredients:

One cup of long rice (basmati)
50 grams of butter
50 grams of sugar
One packet of vanilla
1/3
cup of raisins
1/3 cup of dried cherry or apricot
1 apple
Orange zest

Preparation:

Wash and rinse the rice well, until the water is clear. Place rice in a saucepan with double amount of water and a pinch of salt. Boil rice on low heat until it is cooked. Rinse the boiled rice under cold water and drain.
Place butter in the saucepan and melt. Add sugar, peeled and chopped apple. Mix well and let it cook for 2 minutes. Then add raisins, chopped dried fruit, mix again and let the mass cook for 8 minutes. Finally add cooked rice, vanilla, orange zest into the saucepan and mix up.
Place ready rice on the place or bowl and serve. You can garnish the dessert with light cream, nuts or jam on the top.

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Georgian sweet rice pilaf with dried fruit and apples - Unforgettable flavor and taste -

There are various kinds of pilafs throughout the world’s cuisines. Rice is cooked differently by many nations, yet some recipes resemble. Georgia is no exception; correspondingly, our cuisine is also rich with different kinds of pilaf be it sweet or with meat and mushrooms. Here we present a very easy recipe of sweet Georgian pilaf with dried fruits and apples.

Ingredients:


One cup of long rice (basmati)

50 grams of butter

50 grams of sugar

One packet of vanilla

1/3 cup of raisins

1/3 cup of dried cherry or apricot

1 apple

Orange zest

 

Preparation:

Wash and rinse the rice well, until the water is clear. Place rice in a saucepan with double amount of water and a pinch of salt. Boil rice on low heat until it is cooked. Rinse the boiled rice under cold water and drain.

Place butter in the saucepan and melt. Add sugar, peeled and chopped apple. Mix well and let it cook for 2 minutes. Then add raisins, chopped dried fruit, mix again and let the mass cook for 8 minutes. Finally add cooked rice, vanilla, orange zest into the saucepan and mix up.

Place ready rice on the place or bowl and serve. You can garnish the dessert with light cream, nuts or jam on the top.

 

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