Turkish Rice Pilaf
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Rice pilaf is a fluffy rice recipe that uses broth for flavour. It is quick to make and this recipe uses vermicelli to add a nutty flavour. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Turkish
Servings: 3
Author: Tamara at Foodieverse
  • 100 grams vermicelli
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup medium-grain rice
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock (or chicken stock cube dissolved in 2 1/2 cups water)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  1. Toast the vermicelli in a pot until golden brown 2-3 minutes. 

  2. Add the butter and stir until melted.

  3. Add the rice, combine and stir for 1 minute.

  4. Add chicken stock and salt.

  5. Cover and cook for 12-15 minutes until all the water is absorbed.

  6. Turn heat off and rest for 5 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork and serve while warm.