Beef Pilaf

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Beef Pilaf
Recipe type: Entree
This Beef Pilaf, Ethiopian food recipe is mixed with spices and coconut milk.
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 lb lean beef, cubed
  • 2 tomatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup rice
  • ½ tsp cardamom seeds
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1½ tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp oil
  1. Heat 2 tbsp of butter in a heavy skillet and saute onions and garlic.
  2. Mix in the meat and tomatoes and cook, stirring constantly, until the meat begins to brown.
  3. Add water and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Add the coconut milk, rice, spices and lemon juice and stir to combine. The water and coconut milk should cover the rice by ½ inch. If they do not, add more water.
  5. Cover the pan and simmer until the rice is tender (about 20 to 25 minutes). Use a fork to stir. Remove from heat and sprinkle with 1 tsp oil.
  6. Place uncovered in a 375F oven for about 20 minutes, or until all the moisture is absorbed.

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