Kovurma Palov - Ferghana Pilaf

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  • Complexity: medium
Kovurma Palov - Ferghana Pilaf


  • 1 kg of rice
  • 500 g of mutton or beef
  • 1 kg of carrot
  • 4 onions
  • 350 g of vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Cumin
  • Cayenne pepper to taste.


Heat oil until white smoke appears. Add sliced onions and sear in oil until reddish-brown. Cut meat in pieces and saute with onions. After a few minutes put in carrot strips and cook until golden. Add water, salt, and spices and stew for 20-25 minutes. Add rice and more water, just 1-1.5 cm above surface of rice. Cook uncovered until water evaporates. Cover and cook on low heat 20-25 minutes or until done.

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