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Traditional Greek Pilaf Cooking Recipe

Traditional Greek Pilaf Cooking Recipe

The recipe that should not be missing from the festive table. Its a traditional pilaf, the most delicious Greek cooking recipe. An excellent combination of aromas, flavors and materials. We can also use it as a filling in turkey or chicken. If you use this recipe you will cook 4 portions.

Recipe ingredients

  • 1 half cup rice for pilaf
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 800 gr. bird livers
  • 1 large onion, grated on the grater
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp almonds, whitewashed
  • 2 tbsp raisins, blondes
  • Half a flash. dill, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. allspice powder
  • Half a k.c. pepper
  • Half a k.c. salt

Recipe execution

  • First, leave the rice in hot water with 1 tablespoon of salt for one to one and a half hours.
  • Rinse it well under tap water and leave it in a colander to drain.
  • Then boil the livers and chop them finely.
  • Heat the butter and sauté the onion, pine nuts and almonds lightly.
  • Add the rice, sauté it lightly and add the salt, pepper, tomato paste dissolved in cold water, the sugar and finally the chicken broth.
  • Mix well.
  • Cover the pot and then boil the pilaf for 15 minutes over medium heat.
  • Lower the hob and let the pilaf absorb its broth.
  • Then add the raisins, the livers, the allspice and the dill.
  • Leave the pilaf in the pot on the hob without fire for about 15 minutes.

Before serving the pilaf, mix from the bottom up with a wooden spoon and transfer it to a platter.

Our pilaf is ready.

Good luck and bon appétit!


  • Decorate the pilaf with dill, chestnuts boiled and finely chopped and with pomegranate if desired.
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