Legendary Dishes | Atzem Pilaf (rice with orzo pasta)

GREECE | TURKEY

This increasingly popular pilaf, once made barley and then with thin noodles and occasionally with pieces of chicken or lamb meat,  is now made with the rice-shaped pasta called orzo.

2 litres vegetable stock 
800 g carolina rice, soaked in 800 ml hot water, 
washed, strained, cooled
300 g orzo pasta
100 g olive oil
35 g salt

Heat oil in heavy-based deep saucepan and sauté the orzo until they turn brown. Add rice, stock and salt, cook until orzo and rice are soft.

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INDIGENOUS INGREDIENTS = Greek Rice | Turkish Rice

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