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- n. Dated form of pilau.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An Oriental dish consisting of rice boiled with mutton, fat, or butter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See pilau.
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As she spoke, an old slave placed on the table a dish called pillau, made of rice and meat, which is a great favourite among people in the East, and setting down glasses of sherbet before each person, left the room quietly.
His meals were scanty and irregular, consisting of dishes which Nanny seemed to hold in great contempt, such as pillau, macaroni, and light puddings.
Memmer deh simalurlee teemed picher ware deh kitteh on big pillau lukked so PLEEZED an smug, an goggie was trayin make bezt ub it wid hed on liddel pillau.
You can mix keema sookh with rice or rice pillau and use it to stuff peppers, eggplants, chiles, patty pan squashes or portabello mushrooms and then either steam, bake or braise the resulting stuffed item.
The nutty, somewhat firm texture and character of the kala channa went very well with the flavors of the curry, and since I served them not with bhatura, but on a bed of yellow basmati pillau, they mixed very well with the rice, being smaller and more texturally interesting.
The dish looks especially well on a plate with a rice pillau colored yellow with turmeric and a reddish or orange colored dish like vindaloo or rogan gosht.
Well, rather than make an entire post, for something so simple, I will just tell you here, how I make my yellow basmati pillau.
Here is the finished channa masala, in a bowl over yellow basmati pillau with a garnish of chopped fresh mint and cilantro.
Sunset during Lent appears to be his single moment of pleasure; they say the poor fellow is ravenous by that time, and as the gun fires the dish-covers are taken off, so that for five minutes a day he lives and is happy over pillau, like another mortal.
Sarkis's store to procure, as I remember, saffron for the pillau.