Pilaf – 9 recipes

Classic pilaf is a high-calorie dish that can hardly be included in the diet. On average, its calorie content is about 360 calories per 100 grams, and sometimes even more. In addition, this is a fatty dish, because it is prepared on fatty meats – lamb or pork, and it takes a lot of vegetable oil to fry vegetables.

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Rice porridge with tangerines and nuts

Porridge is a basic product that must be present in the diet of each person. Although we are accustomed to the fact that porridge is boring, there will always be a way to diversify them. Fragrant rice porridge with tangerines – ideal for breakfast: fast, tasty and energy for the whole day! It will appeal to both children and adults.

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Useful properties of rice. The composition of rice. Simple recipes

The beneficial properties of rice are known from ancient times. No one has yet figured out where rice came from and what country to consider its homeland. However, it is precisely known that this product got to Europe approximately in the 15th century. In different countries, rice is treated differently. In the East, for example, it is present daily in the diet. No wonder the wish to enjoy your meal in some oriental languages ​​sounds like this: “Help yourself to rice!”. And the concept of “lunch” or “dinner” literally means “eating rice.”

The composition of rice cereals

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Spice Rice Pudding

5 portions/ 1 h. 0 min. cooking time/175 Kcal / 100 g


Rice – 250 g

water – 0.5 l

cream – 120 ml

butter (room temperature) – 50 g

sugar – 50 g

raisins – 40 g

prunes – 40 g

walnuts (chopped) – 20 g

egg – 1 pc.





1.Pour water into  the washed rice, bring to a boil and simmer until the water is absorbed. Add cream and cook over low heat until cooked.

2.Whisk mix butter with sugar and egg.

3.Mix egg mixture with rice, add chopped prunes, raisins and nuts.

4.You can bake pudding in molds, buttered and sprinkled with ground nuts.

5.Or in silicone forms. After cooling, the puddings keep their shape well.

6.Bake at 180 degrees for about 25 minutes until golden.

Rice Pudding in Orange

1 portion / 0 h. 30 min. cooking time / 153 Kcal / 100 g


risotto rice – 50 g

pumpkin puree – 75 g

orange juice – 70 g

honey – 20 g

Cinnamon – Pinch


1.Prepare an orange. Cut the top off.

2.Gently pull out the pulp from the orange with a knife and spoon (squeeze the pudding juice out of it)

3.Knife cut eyes, mouth and nose.

4.Mix juice, mashed potatoes and rice. Put on the fire and cook for 15 minutes, stirring.

5.Allow to cool slightly, add honey and cinnamon, mix and fill an orange.

Rice Pudding with Pumpkin-Orange Sauce

6 portions/ 1 h. 0 min.: cooking time/ 122 Kcal / 100 g


risotto rice / round grain rice – 180 g

coconut milk – 400 ml

water – 300 ml

vegetable / butter – 2 tbsp.

sugar – 2 tbsp.

vanilla sugar – 8 g


pumpkin – 400 g

orange – 4 pcs.

potato starch – 1 tbsp.

water – 1/2 cup

sugar – 2 tbsp.


1.Cut pumpkin into cubes and bake in a microwave or oven.

2.Peel one orange. Squeeze juice from oranges.

3.Pour juice in a frying pan or stew-pan, add zest and 2 tbsp. of sugar. Boil, stirring, after boiling for about 5 minutes. Add a pumpkin. Pour in starch, diluted with 1/2 cup of water, bring the mass to a boil, stirring.

4.Mix coconut milk with 300 ml of water, heat almost to the boil.

5.Heat the oil in a saucepan with a thick bottom. Pour rice, fry, stirring, minutes 2.

6.Rice pudding is prepared on the principle of risotto. Pour the first 2 ladle milk to the rice. Stir the mass with a spatula over medium heat. When it will seem that the liquid is not enough, pour in another ladle of milk. And so on until the rice is soft, and the consistency of the pudding is thick. In the process add 2 tbsp. sugar and vanilla sugar.

7. Put the portions of pudding and pour over the sauce.

Apple Rice Pudding

1 portion/ 0 h. 10 min.: preparation/ 0 h. 30 min.:cooking time/ 126 Kcal / 100 g


Basmati Rice – 50 g

Water – 50 ml

Apple – 100 g

Cream 20% – 20 ml

Egg – 1 pc.

Cinnamon and vanilla to taste


1.Pour the rice with water and bring to a boil, cover with a lid and leave to cool.

2.Add an egg, cream, spices and diced apple to rice.


4.Put in a greased form. Ingredients are indicated for 1 serving – a round mold with a diameter of 5 cm.

5. Bake at 180 ° C for about 25 minutes.

Cedar Milk Rice Pudding

2 portions/ 8 h. 0 min.:preparation/ 0 h. 30 min.:cooking time/ 39 Kcal / 100 g/

Gluten free, Lactose free, Vegetarian


Black rice – 100 g

Water – 750 ml

Cedar milk – 150 ml

Brown sugar/ sweetener to taste


1.Soak the rice overnight in a glass of water.

2.Wash rice in the morning. Pour two glasses of boiling water and cook on low heat for about 30 minutes, adding a little more water if necessary. Rice should be soft and slightly sticky.

3.10 minutes before the end of cooking add brown sugar to taste.

4. Ready pudding shift into plates and pour vegetable milk. Add berries, dried fruit or nuts if desired. Enjoy your meal!