Uzbek Palov

Recipe: Uzbek Palov


  • 1 lb Lamb boneless cubed 1″
  • 3 ea Carrots julliened
  • 2 ea Onions cut to strips 1/4″ -wide
  • 2″ long 1/4 c Peanut oil
  • 6 c Cold water
  • 3 c Rice uncooked
  • 1 t Black pepper fresh ground
  • 1 T Salt
  • 1 ea Garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 c Raisins
  • 1/4 c Chick peas


  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over High heat. Drop in the lamb cubes and fry them 6-7 minutes. be sure to turn them constantly. Drain them and remove to a large casserole <4 qt. is a good size>.
  2. In the oil left in the pan add the onions, garlic, carrots, raisins, chick peas, salt, & pepper. Cook until browned then add the rice. Reduce the heat to Low and stir for 3 minutes. Pour this mixture into the casserole and toss lightly. Add the water.
  3. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to Low, cover, & simmer for 25 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 10 minutes. serve at once.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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