Pilaf ( Плов )

1 lbs of beef ( moose or antelope)

1 cups of Basmati rice

6 cups of water

1 packet of Sazon Goya seasoning ( you can buy this in the Hispanic section at the store )

3 tea Spoons Tony’s creole seasoning

1 tea spoon of Tmin ( Russian seasoning ) optional

1 table spoon of coriander

1 tea spoon cumin

1 whole garlic

1. whole onions chopped

2 carrots chopped

1/4 cup of grape seed oil ( or oil of your choice)

1 tea spoon pepper

1 tea spoon chopped parsley


  1. Heat oil in a cast iron pot , add cubed beef. Season it with creole seasoning Sauce for few minuets.
  2. Add onions and half of the spices. Sauté at high heat till beef turns color
  3. . In a separate bowl Soak rice in water the whole time meat is cooking.
  4. Add 4 cups water to to meat just enough to cover top the meat. Cook for 1 hour or until the meat is tender.
  5. Drain rice and add to the meat. Add chopped carrot, and rest of the seasoning, mix all together. Add 2 cups water. ( water should be approximately 1in higher than the rice. Don’t mix the rice any more.
  6. Cover the pot and turn the heat to low . In 5 min add a whole garlic sliced in half. Cook for 10-12min at low heat till it’s done.
  7. Top with chopped parsley before serving

sold in regular spice section

Sold in Hispanic section

Sold in Russian store or amazon

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