Prepare as in basic recipe, using 12-16 oz (375-500 mL) chicken stock and 1V2 lb (700 g) chopped tomatoes with juice.
Prepare like Tomato Pilaf, but use bacon fat and sauté 6 oz (175 g) diced green bell pepper, 1 crushed clove garlic, and 1 tbsp (15 mL) paprika with the onion.
Sauté 52 tsp (1 mL) turmeric with the rice. To finished rice, add 4 oz (125 g) tomato concassé or drained, chopped canned tomatoes, 4 oz (125 g) cooked peas, and 4 oz (125 g) raisins (soaked and drained). Let stand 10-15 minutes before serving.
Additions to Rice Pilaf
Pimiento Chopped nuts Celery, diced Carrot, diced or grated Scallions
Cracked Wheat Pilaf
Prepare as in basic recipe, using cracked wheat instead of rice. Orzo Pilaf
Prepare as in basic recipe, using orzo (rice-shaped pasta) instead of rice.
Prepare as in basic recipe, using pearled barley instead of rice. Use 252 pints (1.25 L) stock and bake 45 minutes. Mushrooms are often added to barley pilaf.
Green bell pepper, diced Spinach, chopped Mushrooms
Olives, chopped or sliced
Ham, diced or cut julienne Raisins or currants Water chestnuts Bacon
Was this article helpful?
Make a plan If you want to lose weight, you need to make a plan for it. Planning involves setting your goals both short term and long term ones. With proper planning, you would be able to have an effective guide on the steps that you want to take, towards losing pounds of weight. Aside from that, it would also keep you motivated.