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Sultan Reshad's Pilaf

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Sultan Reshad's Pilaf (Sultan Reşat Pilavı)

Rice2 cup360 gr
Water4 cup800 gr
Margarine6 tablespoon60 gr
Salt2 1/2 teaspoon15 gr
Onion1 medium size60 gr
Bread (stale)1 Slim slice20 gr
Ground Meat2 1/4 teacup200 gr
Black Pepper1/2 teaspoon1 gr
Flour2 tablespoon12 gr
Oil1 1/2 tablespoon15 gr
Tomato3 small size300 gr


Put water in a saucepan. Add margarine and salt. Bring to boil. Stir in rice; mix slowly Cover and simmer for 15-21 minutes or until rice is tender; drain. Remove from heat. Le stand covered for 15-20 minutes. Set aside. Combine ground meat, bread (soakec in water and squeezed dry) grated onions, salt and pepper; in a bowl; mix well. Shape into balls 2 cm (3/4 inch) in diameter. Coat meat balls with flour in a shallow par shaking back and forth. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Brown meat balls on all sides in oil. Remove from skillet. Add minced tomatoes into drip- pings; mix well. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in meat balls. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Arrange rice pilaf on a serving plate in ring from. Place meat balls with sauce in center. Serve hot.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy410 cal
Protein11,7 g
Fat15,1 g
Carbohydrates55,5 g
Calcium28 mg
Iron1,82 mg
Phosphorus144 mg
Zinc2 mg
Sodium1039 mg
Vitamin A638 iu
Thiamine0,11 mg
Riboflavin0,11 mg
Niacin3,51 mg
Vitamin C6 mg
Cholesterol30 mg

Regional Characteristics:

This dish was prepared in the kitchens of Sultan Reshad's Court.