Sweet Pilau Nyama Recipe

  • 3 cups rice
  • 1 kg of boiled beef
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoon of pilau masala
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • Cooking oil 4 tablespoon
  • 3 small tomatoes
  • 6 cups water
  • Salt
  • cardamom seeds  5 pods
  • Beef masala 1 tablespoon
  • 4 small potatoes
  • Boiled njegere 1/2 cup

  • Cut and Boil the meat in salted water until tender.
  • Crush the garlic and cardamom together with salt using a mortar and pestle.

    • Put cooking oil into the hot cooking pan, add the onion mix until it is golden brown.
    Add the beef masala,crushed ginger and garlic.

    • Add the tomatoes,Cook and stir until the tomatoes are thoroughly cooked down to the consistency of a sauce,Then add pilau masala and stir.

      • Add the boiled meat
      • Add the cups water to the mixture, bring to a boil.

        • Wash the rice, add the rice to the boiled water mixture,add potatoes, add the boiled  njegere,cook (while covered) for 15-20 minutes over low heat until all water is absorbed and the rice is cooked through.

          • If you’re using charcoal,put the hot charcoal on top of the sufuria  lid, and leave the few pieces of charcoal on bottom of the jiko.

            • Check, after 15 minutes remove the lid and fluff up your pilau,( add some warm water if your pilau is not ready).
    • Serve with kachumbari or salad
Credit: swahilifoods.blogspot.com

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