Beef pilaf

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    40 min

    This pilaf combines a beef main dish with a rice side dish all in one.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 300g beef sirloin
    • 4 tablespoons butter
    • 2 carrots, coarsely grated
    • 1 onion, minced
    • 300g long grain rice
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 3 cloves of garlic

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Cut beef into small cubes.
    2. Brown meat in 2 tablespoons butter in a large pot. Add onion, cook for a few more minutes, then add the carrots.
    3. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Add rice, cook with the vegetables for a couple of minutes, stirring constantly. Add salt and cumin. Stir.
    4. Add water or stock to cover rice by 2cm and bring t the boil. Cover, lower the heat, and simmer till rice is tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Add more water as needed. Do not stir the rice.
    5. Add unpeeled garlic, inserting it into the rice, do not stir.
    6. When rice is ready, remove garlic, fluff up with a fork and serve.

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