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Re: Pilau Rice
« Reply #20 on: January 26, 2015, 10:52 AM »
Thanks, Mick. That gives me a starter for ten. :)

I wouldn't be keen on just rice for a starter and you'll not get much stretching it to 10 people.   ;D ;)  ::)

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« Reply #21 on: January 26, 2015, 11:42 AM »
I like it - it's my kind of wordplay!

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Re: Pilau Rice
« Reply #22 on: January 26, 2015, 11:56 AM »
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Re: Pilau Rice
« Reply #23 on: January 26, 2015, 02:00 PM »
Is this the pilau rice thread or the rambling nonsense one?


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Re: Pilau Rice
« Reply #24 on: January 26, 2015, 02:05 PM »
Just to put it back on topic, I will probably add a Bay leaf next time too - which is normal for me to do in Pilau rice recipes

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Re: Pilau Rice
« Reply #25 on: January 26, 2015, 02:30 PM »
Is this the pilau rice thread or the rambling nonsense one?

Of course it's not the pulao rice thread; that is taking place over on the Chicken Dhansak thread, as you would know if you kept up-to-date with the forum posts ...
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Re: Pilau Rice
« Reply #26 on: January 26, 2015, 03:26 PM »
...I will probably add a Bay leaf next time too...

Aye, you're right, Mick. An Asian bay leaf is needed for me too. I must admit that it's been ages since I made pilau rice, and I've been sticking to plain old boiled basmati. I'd sort of forgotten about making pilau rice until all these recent photos started popping up!

All change for Friday curry night this week though. Pilau rice with my curry and some of Colin Grigson's excellent Massur Dhal too. Can't wait! :)


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Re: Pilau Rice
« Reply #27 on: January 27, 2015, 08:13 AM »
It works so well Naga.
At the end of cooking, all the whole spice end up on top of the rice so they are  easy to remove. Before I used to have to rummage around trying to find them all. Also the addition of the red food colouring works a treat. I used to get too much bleeding of colour into the bulk of the rice (if you get my drift).

sp's rice is now my No 1 preferred rice

With this in mind, Im going to have to give his naans a whirl too even though I give Happy Chris's a 100% bir rating

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Re: Pilau Rice
« Reply #28 on: January 27, 2015, 08:21 AM »
I'm going to make some of SP's pilau rice today to give it a go. I feel a bit curry-deprived this morning, so I've dug a portion of Chewy's Jal Jal Murgh out of the freezer to neighbour the rice.

Looking forward to it already! :)

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Re: Pilau Rice
« Reply #29 on: January 27, 2015, 06:03 PM »
A not-entirely-artistic photo of a potful of SP's pilau rice made this afternoon. As is usual for me, I used liquid food colouring rather than the powdered stuff, hence it might look a little anaemic!



First impressions are not bad - not the most flavoursome pilau rice I've made, but maybe it needs to mature a bit. Not unpleasant either, mind you, but it'll be tested very shortly alongside a portion of Chewy's Jal Jal Murgh. Yum! :)
« Last Edit: January 27, 2015, 07:28 PM by Naga »



 

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