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japanese-style curry pilaf

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 416 kcal
  • Total Time: 2 h 15 m
    • Prep: 1 h 5 m
    • Cook: 1 h 10 m
  • Japanese: Karē pirafu
Japanese-Style Curry Pilaf
rice Ingredients


  • 15 ounces rice
  • 10 1/2 ounces boneless chicken thigh
  • 5 ounces onion
  • 5 ounces large carrot
  • 1 1/2 ounces green peas
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth or soup stock
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
Step 1

step 1:

Wash the rice. Drain the water and leave the rice in a strainer 1 hour to completely remove all the water.

Step 2

step 2:

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces. Chop the onion and carrot.

Step 3

step 3:

Heat the butter in a frying pan on a medium flame. Add the chicken and vegetables. Sear until the onion turns clear.

Step 4

step 4:

Add the uncooked rice and sear until the rice turns clear. Add the curry powder and salt, and stir. Remove from the heat.

Step 5

step 5:

Add the seared mixture, green peas and chicken broth (or soup stock) to a rice cooker pan. Switch on the rice cooker.

Karē pirafu

Serve on individual plates.


Pilaf originated in Turkey. The curry spice increases your appetite.