*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                         PILAV KUZULU (LAMB PILAF)
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Ethnic                           Rice
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3                    Tomatoes, peeled
    4       tb           Olive oil
    2                    Med. onions -- chopped
    2       lb           Lamb, cubed
                         Salt and black pepper
      1/4   ts           Cinnamon
    2       tb           Pine nuts (pignoli)
    3       tb           Raisins
    1                    Green pepper -- sliced
    1 1/2   c            Long grain rice
      1/4   c            Fresh parsley -- chopped
    3       c            Beef broth
   *Note: Tomatoes should be seeded and chopped.
   Prepare in a 5 qt. dutch oven that can be placed in an oven. Heat oil, add
   onion and fry until soft and golden. Add lamb and brown on all sides. Add
   salt, pepper and cinnamon. Add tomatoes, pine nuts, raisins and green
   pepper, cover and simmer for 10 min. Add the rice and fry for 2 min. Add
   parsley, and broth. Cook over moderate heat until all the liquid has been
   absorbed and small holes appear on the surface of the rice. Place casserole
   in a preheated 300 degree oven for approx. 30 min. (Orig. recipe called for
   doing whole recipe on the stove, but the last 30 min., casserole dish was
   to be placed on an asbestos pad and heat was lowered to low.
   Serve with a few spoons of yogurt that has been flavored with lots of fresh
   **If the lamb I use has bones, I throw them in the pot too for extra
   Posted by DEBORAH AKYUREK, Prodigy ID# DNJS60B.
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