How to cook a delicious pilaf with vegetables and meat: the perfect recipe for a lunch dish

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for pilaf
Recipe for pilaf. Source: Pixabay

Pilaf is one of the simplest, tastiest, most satisfying dishes based on rice and meat. For a bright flavor, you need to add spices, garlic, and it is worth noting that the taste of the dish will also depend on the meat.

How to cook a delicious pilaf with meat.

Cook Polina shared on Instagram a recipe for a delicious, crumbly pilaf with vegetables and meat, which is an ideal option for a hearty lunch.

Pilaf recipe


  • pork tenderloin - 400 g
  • rice - 250 g
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • carrot - 1 pc.
  • garlic - 1 head
  • a mixture of spices - to taste
  • salt - to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Fry the meat until crisp, add the diced onion.

Cooking pilaf

2. Cut the carrots into large pieces and add to the meat and onions, fry for 15 minutes over medium heat.

3. Then add the rice, stir and fry for another 5 minutes.

Delicious fried rice with meat and vegetables

4. Put a clove of garlic on top and cover with water, it should cover the rice by 2 cm (do not stir).

Crumbly pilaf that doesn't need to be cooked

5. Cover and cook over low heat for 30-35 minutes until the water has completely evaporated and the rice is tender.

Ready pilaf

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