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Pilaf recipes

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Pilaf is a versatile, one-pot rice dish that's ideal for midweek meals. Our recipe ideas include chicken, vegetarian, spiced and meatball pilafs. 

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  • Chorizo pilaf

    Chorizo pilaf

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.74 ratings

    Falling somewhere between a paella and a risotto, this slow-cooked basmati rice pot has deep paprika flavours

  • One-pot chicken pilaf

    One-pot chicken pilaf

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.116 ratings

    Keep the washing-up down to an absolute minimum with this one-pot supper - you can even eat it out of the cooking dish!

  • Broad bean & chicken pilaf

    Broad bean & chicken pilaf

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    For an easy life, this broad bean and chicken pilaf cooks in one pan

  • Coronation chicken pilaf served in a dish

    Coronation chicken pilaf

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Cook this speedy flavour-packed pilaf in just 25 minutes. A twist on chicken curry, it's served with pomegranate seeds, toasted flaked almonds and mint leaves

  • Harissa cauliflower pilaf served in a tray

    Harissa cauliflower pilaf

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.58 ratings

    Evoke the Middle East with our veggie harissa cauliflower pilaf with a heady combination of fruit, nuts and spice. Cook it in the oven for lovely fluffy rice

  • Broad bean & dill pilaf

    Broad bean & dill pilaf

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    This fragrant basmati rice dish with dill and broad beans makes a great vegetarian main course or versatile side dish for lamb and chicken

  • Cranberry, sprout & pecan pilaf

    Cranberry, sprout & pecan pilaf

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    This Persian inspired spiced rice dish makes a hearty vegetarian main, a side dish to roast meats, or an attractive addition to a Boxing Day buffet

  • Spiced lamb pilaf

    Spiced lamb pilaf

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.21 ratings

    Make the most of Sunday's leftover roast lamb in this colourful spiced rice one-pot from BBC Good Food Magazine reader Karolina McCallan

  • Spiced aubergine pilaf with poached eggs

    Spiced aubergine pilaf with poached eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Chunks of roasted aubergine are stirred through rice in this vegetarian meal, topped with mint and poached eggs for protein

  • Bean & dill pilaf with garlicky yogurt

    Bean & dill pilaf with garlicky yogurt

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

    Make the most of the contents of your storecupboard with this easy, throw-together rice dish

  • Turkish pilaf with saffron & goji berries

    Turkish pilaf with saffron & goji berries

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    We've put together the ultimate recipe for brain health, packed with brain-boosting nutrients like cinnamon, almonds and goji berries

  • Quick salmon, preserved lemon & olive pilaf

    Quick salmon, preserved lemon & olive pilaf

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Looking for a quick salmon dish rich in omega-3? This wholesome brown rice pilaf is inspired by Middle Eastern flavours and takes a handful of ingredients

  • Parsnip pilaf

    Parsnip pilaf

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Slow cook basmati rice with lentils and spices, roast your veg then serve with a coriander, dill, parsley and mint salsa verde

  • Coriander cod with carrot pilaf

    Coriander cod with carrot pilaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.70 ratings

    A superhealthy supper: low fat and containing a good source of beta-carotene. Great for keeping those New Year's resolutions and quick to make too

  • Lamb meatball & pea pilaf

    Lamb meatball & pea pilaf

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.60 ratings

    Meatballs aren't just for pasta dishes. Experiment with this tasty pilaf - a winner for any meatball fan

  • Chicken, edamame & ginger pilaf

    Chicken, edamame & ginger pilaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.49 ratings

    Make this healthy rice pot for a mid-week supper - crammed with fibre and vitamin C

  • Lemony mushroom pilaf

    Lemony mushroom pilaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 ratings

    If you're after a lighter alternative to risotto, this low-fat mushroom pilaf is just the ticket

  • Spiced lamb & coconut pilaf

    Spiced lamb & coconut pilaf

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.28 ratings

    Give mince a makeover with this fragrant, low-cost rice dish

  • Cauliflower & chickpea pilaf

    Cauliflower & chickpea pilaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.18 ratings

    Delicious served on its own, or as a side dish with grilled chicken breasts rubbed with a little curry paste

  • Squash, mushroom & gorgonzola pilaf

    Squash, mushroom & gorgonzola pilaf

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    Slow cook brown basmati rice in stock and flavour with mushrooms, blue cheese, sage and parsley

  • Peri-peri chicken pilaf

    Peri-peri chicken pilaf

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.36 ratings

    A low-fat spicy chicken one-pot with peppers, tomatoes and fresh red chillies - three of your five-a-day

  • Harissa salmon pilaf served on a plate

    Harissa salmon pilaf

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 ratings

    Rustle up this spiced salmon and rice dish, flecked with pomegranate seeds, pistachios and raisins, in just 25 minutes. It's vibrant and full of flavour

  • Spiced pepper pilafs

    Spiced pepper pilafs

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    This colourful vegetarian supper is superhealthy and freezable in individual portions, so you can defrost as many as you need

  • Spiced prawn & coconut pilaf

    Spiced prawn & coconut pilaf

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.10 ratings

    This pilaf is vibrant in colour and flavour, and particularly easy to make as the rice is cooked separately, then folded into the masala

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