Sumac rice pilaf recipes

Persian Cranberry Rice Pilaf

Persian Cranberry Rice Pilaf

It came as a side on my plate of grilled koobideh kabobs and these cute little grilled nuggets of chicken that were marinated perfectly in the amazing mustard/turmeric/sumac flavor
Sumac

Sumac

Serve in pita bread, over a ricepilaf, or even over a green salad with the yogurt sauce and pickled onions
Grünkorn Pilaf with Spinach & Chickpeas

Grünkorn Pilaf with Spinach & Chickpeas

Although I don’t often eat meat, I am a real fan of this gutsy sausage and its terrific spicy mixture of paprika, cumin, chili, pepper and harissa, plus sumac, fennel and garlic — depending on the butchers own recipe
Roasted Chicken with Vegetable & Jeweled Rice

Roasted Chicken with Vegetable & Jeweled Rice

The ricepilaf is one of the classics that you find in all middle east countries, it goes particularly well as an accompaniment with roasted chicken and it also often forms a stuffing for the bird
Moorish Eggplant Pilaf

Moorish Eggplant Pilaf

Add the rice and stir it to coat well. This recipe is loosely based on the Eggplant Pilaf recipe in Moorish by Greg and Lucy Malouf, and my usual baby eggplant curry recipe
Roasted Rack of Lamb w/ Turkish Spices, Yogurt Sauce, and Rice

Roasted Rack of Lamb w/ Turkish Spices, Yogurt Sauce, and Rice

These recipes are sort of an amalgamation of the few things that I did see in Istanbul–from the use of sweet apricots as an ingredient in savory dishes, the yogurt, the ricepilafs and the pistachios, to the very interesting spice mixes I was able to try at the market

Eggplant bulgur pilaf

Add some fresh parsley for a blast of freshness and color, some cumin, garlic and sumac roasted carrots and you have a feast for your taste buds that is not only tasty but also full of nutritional goodness
Baharat

Baharat

Other additions may include sumac, saffron, turmeric, and chiles. Aromatic, warm, and sweet, a pinch of bahārāt can add depth and flavor to soups, tomato sauces, lentils, ricepilafs, and couscous
Braised Eggs with Pork

Braised Eggs with Pork

Crunchy bits from the nuts, a bit of heat from the chili flakes and lemon accents with the sumac make this dish one to make again and again
Za'atar rubbed savory chicken galette

Za'atar rubbed savory chicken galette

and you are probably more familiar with allspice, sumac and other spices used here. As this point, if you so desire you can have the Za'atar grilled chicken as is with a side of a simple salad and may be some pilafrice
Turkey – Taste the World

Turkey – Taste the World

The meat filling used an intriguing combination of sumac and lemon zest which was absolutely fantastic and left a mouth watering aroma in my kitchen