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A detailed recipe for pilau and beef

This is how to make pilau worth dying for......

Here is a recipe to prepare your own toothsome pilau when you have guests visiting your home.

How long does it take to prepare sumptuous Pilau beef?

It takes a 72-95 minutes to prepare the whole dish. When your guests are done they will no doubt be left licking their fingers and craving for more.

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What category does this recipe fall in?

Dinner or lunch

What cuisine is the pilau being prepared?

Kenyan

Which is the best cooking method?

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Simmering and frying

What is the nutritional value of Beef Pilau

Ingredients

2 medium onions, chopped or thinly sliced

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450g/1lb lean beef mince

2 tbsp oil

2 medium carrots, grated

1 tsp chili powder

1 1/2 tbsp pilau masala

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2-3 bay leaves

1 1/2 cups hot water (to cook the beef)

1 1/2 cups Daawat Basmati Rice, rinsed and soaked

Salt to taste

Freshly ground black pepper

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1 bulb of garlic, cut the top off to expose the cloves of garlic

1 tsp coriander powder

3 cups hot water (to cook the rice)

Instructions

Amazing facts about pilau

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Pilau and beef is one of the signature meals at the Kenyan Coast originally from the Swahili culture. The rice is flavored with spices and cooked in a seasoned  broth of meat poultry or fish. The dish is very popular among events in Kenya like weddings, family gatherings and Corporate events.

What is the rating?

4 out of 5

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