Total time: 50 mins
Pelau is a common vegetarian rice pilaf dish eaten throughout East Africa and traces its roots to the Middle East. In fact, all the common names for this dish in countries around the world, including Pelau, Pilau and Pilaf are related to the original Persian word for a rice dish 'Polow'. Pilau is meant to be hearty, and often contains a variety of nuts, dried fruits, vegetables, spices, and even meats.
Total time: 45 minutes