Etli Pilav (Pilaf With Lamb Meat)


  • Boneless lamb shoulder or leg 360 gr
  • Onion 2 medium size
  • Margarine 6 tablespoon
  • Tomatoes 2 small size
  • Su (sicak) 3 1/2 cup
  • Salt 2 1/2 teaspoon
  • Black Pepper 1 teaspoon
  • Rice 2 cup


Cut meat into 2-2 1/2 cm (1 inch) cubes. Combine with finely chopped onions. Saute in margarine for a few minutes. Cover and braise for 40 minutes in a covered saucepan. Add minced tomatoes, hot water, salt and black pepper; stir well. Cover and simmer until meat is tender. Stir in rice; mix well. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until rice is tender; drain. Remove from heat. Let stand covered for 20 minutes before serving. Serve hot.

Servings: 6

This served with cacik or vegetable salad as a main dish.

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