Pilaf with raisins (Bukhara method)

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Pilaf with raisins (Bukhara method)


  • 1 kg of rice
  • 150 g of raisins
  • 800 g of carrots
  • 3-4 onions
  • 350 g of vegetable oil
  • Salt spices to taste


In a cauldron, sear sliced onions in very hot oil until reddish-brown. Then add carrot strips and cook until golden. Stir in water, salt, and spices and bring to a boil. Pick through raisins and clean in warm water, then add to cauldron. 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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