Cashew nut pilaf - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

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Cashew nut pilaf - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Pilaf is a national dish from Turkey, cooked in an oven. It is important that the rice is not stirred while cooking.

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Ingredients: Cashew nut pilaf - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

For four people

8 oz / 200 g long grain brown rice

1 oz / 25 g each cashew nuts, pine kernels - or any variation

1 oz / 25 g each sultanas, raisins, hazelnuts, walnuts

4 oz / 100 g dried figs, chopped

4 oz / 100 g mushrooms

1 small - medium onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, crushed

Herbs - rosemary, thyme, oregano

salt to taste

4 - 6 oz / 125 - 175 ml boiling water

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Instructions: Cashew nut pilaf - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

  • Mix all the ingredients together in an oven-proof dish and bring back to the boil.
  • Place in a low oven (gas mark 2, 300F, 150C) where it will simmer gently for one hour and 30 minutes.