Pilaf with dried fruit

Pilaf with dried fruit turns out very tasty, and thanks to the spices included in the recipe, and it has a wonderful flavor. This dish will look great even on the holiday table, and take great pleasure to children.


1 kg of rice

700 g of fresh apple

700 g fresh quince

1 cup dark raisins

1/2 cup dried apricots

1/2 cup prunes

1/2 cup almonds

5/4 cup cold water

1/2 h. Spoon turmeric

1/2 h. Spoon ground cinnamon

1/2 h. Teaspoon ground nutmeg

vegetable oil

flower honey to taste

salt to taste

How to cook risotto with dried fruits:

  1. For the preparation of food in the first place, prepare rice. Ingredient loop through and wash in cold water.
  2. Rinse the rice until until the water runs clear. Then put the rice in a bowl and cover with cold, lightly salted water for 40 minutes.
  3. When the time drain the liquid and set rice aside. Rinse the prunes, raisins and dried apricots under running water.
  4. Drain dried using a paper towel, etc. Put the dried apricots and prunes on a cutting board and chop.
  5. Put the dried fruit in a bowl, add a raisin. Chop almonds. Take a frying pan and grease with a little oil.
  6. Put the pan dried fruits and almonds, place the container on a low heat and fry the ingredients for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the mixture of turmeric, ground cinnamon and nutmeg powder, cook for another 3 minutes. When the timer expires, add soaked rice into the pan, stir products wooden spatula and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. When the rice soaked spicy aromas of spices and dried fruit, put all the ingredients into the cauldron. Kazan put on a slow fire.
  9. Fill in the required amount of rice with cold water, add a pinch of salt, cover the container lid. After boiling, cook risotto for 30-35 minutes.
  10. Remove the kettle from the heat and leave to infuse pilaf another 10-15 minutes. At this time, prepare the apples and quince.
  11. Wash fresh fruit under running water, then cut them into 4-5 slices, remove the core and seeds.
  12. Put sliced ​​apples and quince on baking, the laid parchment paper, and place in an oven preheated to 160 ° C.
  13. Bake vegetables for 20 minutes. Put a wooden spatula ready pilaf with dried fruit on a serving plate, if desired, pour a small amount of flower honey.
  14. According to a circle lay out the slices of baked apple and quince, and serve. Sweet pilaf with dried fruit ready!