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Chicken Tikka Jalfrezi, pulao rice, and cucumber raita
Chicken Tikka Jalfrezi, pulao rice, and cucumber raita

Pilaf, (Turkish pilav, Azeri plov, Bosnian pilav, Serbian pilav, Armenian pilav, Romanian pilaf, Persian polow, Greek πιλάφι, India/Afghanistan/Pakistan pulav/ pulao, Uzbek and Russian plov, Kazakh palaw) also spelled pilau, perloo, perlau, plaw, pilaw, and pilaff is a Middle Eastern and Central Asian dish in which a grain, such as rice or cracked wheat, is generally first browned in oil, and then cooked in a seasoned broth. Depending on the local cuisine it may also contain a variety of meat and vegetables. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (640x632, 263 KB) Summary Chicken Tikka Jalfrezi, Pilau Rice, Cucumber Rhaita. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (640x632, 263 KB) Summary Chicken Tikka Jalfrezi, Pilau Rice, Cucumber Rhaita. ... Chicken tikka is an Indian dish made by baking chicken which has been marinaded in spices and yoghurt. ... Jalfrezi (also jhal frezi) is a type of Indian or Pakistani curry in which marinated pieces of meat or vegetables are fried in oil and spices to produce a thick, dry sauce. ... Binomial name Cucumis sativus L. Percentages are relative to US RDI values for adults. ... Note: This page contains phonetic information presented in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) using Unicode. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Persian, (local name: FārsÄ« or PārsÄ«), is an Indo-European language spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and by minorities in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Southern Russia, neighboring countries, and elsewhere. ... Plov (Uzbek: плов, Russian: плов) is the national dish of Uzbekistan. ... Kazakh, also Kazak, Qazaq, Khazakh, Kosach, and Kaisak (Қазақ тілі in Cyrillic, Qazaq tili in the Latin alphabet, and قازاق تءىلءي in the Arabic alphabet) is a Western Turkic language closely related to Kyrgyz, Nogai and Karakalpak. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice is two species (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) of grass, native to tropical and subtropical southern & southeastern Asia and to Africa, which together provide more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans[1]. (The term wild rice can refer to wild species... Broth is a liquid in which meat, fish, cereal grains, or vegetables have been simmered and strained out. ... Various meats Cold Meat Salad Meat, in its broadest definition, is animal tissue used as food. ... Vegetables in a Market Venn diagram representing the relationship between (botanical) fruits and vegetables. ...

The word pilau may be of Persian origin. However, in modern Persian, it is pronounced polow (پلو), with the first syllable short, and the second long. Persian, (local name: FārsÄ« or PārsÄ«), is an Indo-European language spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and by minorities in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Southern Russia, neighboring countries, and elsewhere. ...

The Persian rice recipes probably go back to the expansion of rice cultivation within the Persian Empire under Darius the Great. There is historical evidence that the cultivation of rice was introduced systematically into Mesopotamia and South Western Iran on a large scale in the 5th century BC, making rice available to the people of Central Asia and the Middle East on a scale unthought of previously. Darius I of Persia Darius the Great (Darayawush I) (ca. ... Mesopotamia refers to the region now occupied by modern Iraq, eastern Syria, southeastern Turkey, and Southwest Iran. ... (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium) The 5th century BC started on January 1, 500 BC and ended on December 31, 401 BC. // The Parthenon of Athens seen from the hill of the Pnyx to the west. ...

The Persian culinary terms referring to rice preparations are numerous and have found their way into the neighbouring languages: Polo (rice cooked in broth while the grains remain separate, straining the half cooked rice before adding the broth and then 'brewing'), Cholo (white rice with separate grains), Kateh (sticky rice), Biryani (similar to polo but involve some frying in butter after it is cooked), Tachine (slow cooked rice, vegetable and meat cooked in a specially designed dish also called a tachine).

One of the earliest literary references to Pilau can be found in the histories of Alexander the Great when describing Sogdian (an Eastern Iranian province probably the birthplace of Alexander's wife Roxana and geographically situtated in modern Uzbekistan) hospitality. Uzbek "plov" is often considered to be one of the oldest preparations of rice. It was known to have been served to Alexander the Great upon his capture of the Sogdian capital of Marakanda (modern Samarkand). Alexander the Great (Greek: ,[1] Megas Alexandros; July 356 BC–June 11, 323 BC), also known as Alexander III, king of Macedon (336–323 BC), was one of, if not the most successful military commanders in history. ... Sogdiana (Sug`ud,Sug`diyona -Uzbek, Sughd - Tajik, Sugdiane, Old Persian Sughuda, Persian:سغد, Chinese: Kang-Kü) ancient civilization of Iranian peoples, then was a province of the Achaemenian Empire, the eighteenth in the list in the Behistun Inscription of Darius the Great (i. ... Roxana (in Bactrian Roshanak, lit. ... Plov (Uzbek: плов, Russian: плов) is the national dish of Uzbekistan. ... Colour photograph of Ulugh Beg Madrasa taken in Samarkand ca. ... Colour photograph of a Madrasa taken in Samarkand ca. ...

The pilau became standard fare in the Middle East over the years with variations and innovation by the Arabs, Turks and Armenians. The Arabs probably introduced Pilaf to Iberia. Spanish paella was more than likely a standard Moorish method for cooking rice - with no wasted water, important in desert regions like North Africa. The Arabs (Arabic: عرب ) are an ethnic group found throughout the Middle East and North Africa. ... The Iberian Peninsula, or Iberia, is located in the extreme southwest of Europe. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Moors (race). ... Erg Chebbi, Morocco In geography, a desert is a landscape form or region that receives very little precipitation. ...  Northern Africa (UN subregion)  geographic, including above North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of the African continent. ...

Pilau was likely brought from Central Asia to the Anatolian plateau during the Seljuk period. With the founding of the Ottoman Empire, the Turks introduced pilav to the Balkans and Greece. It is also possible that Pilau was brought during the Hellenistic age after the Greek conquest of Persia. Pilav is also a main component of Armenian cooking. However, Armenians often prepare pilav with cracked bulgur rather than rice. Anatolian can refer to: Someone or something from Anatolia The Anatolian Shepherd Dog This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Seljuk Turks (Turkish: Selçuk; Arabic: سلجوق Saljūq, السلاجقة al-Salājiqa; Persian: سلجوقيان Saljūqiyān; also Seldjuk, Seldjuq, Seljuq) were a major branch of... Imperial motto (Ottoman Turkish) دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power (1683) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Söğüt (1299-1326), Bursa (1326-1365), Edirne (1365-1453), Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) (1453-1922) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Padishah... Balkan peninsula with northwest border Isonzo-Krka-Sava The Balkans is the historic and geographic name used to describe a region of southeastern China. ... Boiling wheat grains to make bulgur in Turkey, 1990. ...

The Mughals introduced many Persian dishes to the subcontinent including rice dishes. Pulao (sometimes spelt 'pulav') is a South Asian dish made of rice. It is made with peas, potatoes, mutton, beef or chicken. Usually served on special occasions and weddings; very high in food energy and fat. Biryani is an Indian and Pakistani dish very similar to pilav. It is made from basmati or similar aromatic rice. This is an original mughal dish introduced to India during the mughal period. The Mughal Empire at its greatest extent. ... The Cuisine of India is very diverse and is a result of Indias diverse population. ... Binomial name Pisum sativum A pea (Pisum sativum) is the small, edible round green seed which grows in a pod on a leguminous vine, hence why it is called a legume. ... Binomial name Solanum tuberosum L. The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family, commonly grown for its starchy tuber. ... See also lamb (disambiguation) An unweaned lamb The terms lamb, hoggett or mutton are used to describe the meat of a domestic sheep. ... A cut of beef. ... Trinomial name Gallus gallus domesticus A chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a type of domesticated bird which is often raised as a type of poultry. ... Food energy is the amount of energy in food that is available through digestion. ... For other uses, see Fat (disambiguation). ... Iraqi Biryani (as served in Amman, Jordan) Biryani is a rice dish from the Indian Subcontinent , made from a mixture of spices, basmati rice, meat/vegetables, yogurt. ... Basmati, is a small long-grained variety of rice, famous for its fragrance and delicate flavour. ...

In America, the Southern rice crops and the influence of the spice trade made the dish popular. Pilau has been a popular dish in many Southern states for 300 years, particularly South Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana. Jambalaya is a Cajun/Creole rice based dish popular in Louisiana. United States is the current Good Article Collaboration of the week! Please help to improve this article to the highest of standards. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This Article does not cite its references or sources. ... Improvised looking bowl of jambalaya This article is about the food. ... Cajun cuisine originates from the French-speaking Acadian or Cajun immigrants in Louisiana, USA. It is what could be called a rustic cuisine — locally available ingredients predominate, and preparation is simple. ... Louisiana Creole cuisine is a style of cooking originating in Louisiana (centered on the Greater New Orleans area) that blends French, Spanish, and American influences. ...

Perloo is a dish often featured in Walt Kelly's 'Pogo' comic series. Walter Crawford Kelly, Jr (August 25, 1913 - October 18, 1973), known simply as Walt Kelly, was a cartoonist notable for his comic strip Pogo featuring characters that inhabited a portion of the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia. ... Pogo as drawn by Walt Kelly. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ...

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