Pilaf with anchovy

Pilaf with anchovy – recipe with photo, Turkish cuisine
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Cooking time: 1 h 30 minutes

Difficulty: Medium recipe

Recipe yield: 4 servings

Turkish food

Pilaf with anchovy – quite an interesting and original way of cooking pilaf with fish. Anchovy can be replaced with hamsa, in fact it is the same anchovy. If not, you can use capelin.

Anchovy pilaf ingredients

Anchovy pilaf recipe

Fry onions in a pan

To cook anchovy pilaf, finely chop the onion and fry in vegetable oil.

Rice with onions

Rinse the rice and discard in a colander. Add rice to onions and fry. When the rice turns transparent, add 3 cups of boiling water, salt and pepper, simmer over medium heat.

Rice for pilaf

After the water has evaporated, cover the rice and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.

Anchovies in a plate

Peel the anchovy, cut off the head and tail, gut and flatten. Rinse, drain and dry. In a greased form, spread the anchovy in one layer, overlap on the sides, salt and pepper.

Anchovy with rice

Put rice on top of the fish, level and cover with the fish hanging from the sides. Bake pilaf with anchovy at 200 degrees for 30 minutes.

Pilaf with anchovy

After anchovy pilaf, turn onto a platter and serve.

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