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Spicy beef pilaf

The 'spice' referred to in this spicy beef pilaf is not chilli, rather it is the combination of traditional aromatics that are used to create this wonderful, fragrant dish.
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1.Heat oil in a large saucepan on high. Brown mince for 4-5 minutes, breaking up lumps with a spoon as it cooks. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
2.Sauté onion in same pan for 5-6 minutes, or until golden. Stir in spices and cook, stirring, for 1 minute until fragrant.
3.Blend in rice and stock. Bring to boil on high, stirring. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 12-15 minutes until stock is absorbed.
4.Fluff pilaf with a fork and stir mince, peas, tomatoes, currants and parsley through Replace lid and stand for 5 minutes. Serve with yoghurt.

If stock has not been absorbed after the cooking time, cook for a minute or two with the lid off.


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