All Easy Recipes. Cook all that you can cook. Lamb And Chestnut Pilau
(Maqlub Al Abufarwa)
What You Need:            (To Serve: 4 - 6)
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  • pound rice
  • 1 pound chestnuts
  • 1 pound lean lamb, cubed
  • Salt and pepper
  • Water
  • Butter for frying

  • How To Cook:
    1. Wash and drain the rice. Peel the chestnuts by nicking the skins and cooking in boiling water for a few moments.

    2. Simmer the meat in salted water until tender. Drain the meat of any remaining liquid and fry in butter until brown.

    3. Add the chestnuts with 3 cup's of water and bring to the boil.

    4. Stir in the rice and simmer for 20 minutes.

    5. Cover the pan tightly and leave over a very low heat, preferably on an asbestos mat, for hour, until all the liquid has been absorbed.

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