One-Pot Uzbek Plov Recipe: This Ukrainian Meat & Rice Recipe Is As Hearty As the Country It's From by 30Seconds Food

Dinner Beef Grains Pork
9 months ago
One-Pot Uzbek Plov Recipe: This Ukrainian Meat & Rice Recipe Is As Hearty As the Country It's From

As we stand in solidarity with Ukraine in these troubled times, let's use this time to learn more about the Ukrainian culture and cuisine. This easy meat and rice dish is one of the most popular in the Eastern Europe country.

Plov, also known as pilaf to many, is a signature Ukrainian dish made with meat (usually beef or lamb), rice, carrots and onions. This simple plov recipe makes a hearty main dish, but can also be served as a side dish.

We hope you will try it, and send positive energy to Ukraine as you enjoy this delicious recipe.

Cuisine: Ukrainian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 to 50 minutes
Total Time: 55 to 60 minutes

Servings: 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 - 1 1/2 pounds beef, pork or lamb, cut into bite-sized pieces (pork shoulder, leg of lamb, sirloin, beef short ribs, ribeye, stew meat, chuck roast, etc.)
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 carrots, chopped
  • 3 cups long-grain rice
  • bay leaves
  • 6 - 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot. Add the meat and cook until browned on all sides. Add the onion and carrots and continue to cook until softened.
  2. Stir in the rice and cook about 1 minute, stirring. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add the bay leaves and cumin. 
  3. Pour in hot water to cover the ingredients by 1 inch. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cook for about 40 to 45 minutes, stirring a couple of times. 

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

Soup Pots
Soup Pots $10 & Up
Olive Oil
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Bay Leaves
Bay Leaves $3 & Up
Ground Cumin
Ground Cumin $2 & Up

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Tasty Turmeric Rice Recipe With Peas & Lemon Is Healthy, Fast & Easy

Easy Turmeric Rice Recipe With Chickpeas & Spinach Is Quick & Healthy

Cajun Red Beans & Rice Patties Recipe With Creamy Creole Mustard Sauce

Lemon & Garlic Greek Rice Recipe Helps You Think Outside the Box

Donna John
So easy! Bet it would be good with ground meat, too. I have two deep freezes full of ground venison/beef.
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
I've never tried this but it looks absolutely delicious. I'll be making it very soon!
Tribe
What a savory dinner.

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Absolutely Delicious Avocado Lime Chicken Soup Recipe Is Ready in 30 Minutes

Sticky Orange Baked Chicken Recipe Is What You Need Right Now

Creamy Icelandic Fish Stew Recipe Is Easy & Absolutely Delicious

Creamy Cavatelli Pasta Recipe With Italian Sausage: A 25-Minute Dinner Recipe

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!