Perde Pilav Recipe (Perde Pilav Tarifi)



Hello friends ! We will talk about perde pilavı , one of the oldest recipes of Turkish cuisine. Turkish cuisine has a very rich food culture from the past to the present. You can see dishes of all kinds of different and excellent flavors , from the Aegean to Eastern Anatolia , from the Black Sea to the Southeast Anatolia . Perde pilav , a Southeastern Anatolia dish , also belongs to the province of Siirt.

Although this dish is the food of the Southeastern region , it has reached the Aegean and is enjoyed everywhere in the country. This appetizing dish with its appearance will leave an unforgettable impression on you when you taste it. Therefore , Perde pilav , will be one of the most special dishes you will want to put on your tables.  You will never regret it when you try this dish , which is difficult to make and requires a little manual dexterity.

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Perde Pilav Recipe

Amazing Taste
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Turkish Cuisine
Servings 6 people
Calories 239 kcal


  • Oven
  • 2 Pot
  • Cake tin
  • bowl
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Wringer


  • 1 glass rice
  • 2 table spoon butter
  • 1 chicken drumstick
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 2 glasses hot chicken broth
  • 3 table spoon pine kernel
  • 1 table spoon dry blackcurrant
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Put the chicken in a pot , add 3 glasses of water and boil.You will use 2 glasses of boiled chicken broth for rice.
  • Then , cut the boiledchicken into small pieces. Put the currants in lukewarm water. Add hot waterand salt over the rice and wait 20 minutes .
  • Melt the butter in a pot . Brown the pine kernel withthe butter. Then , add the rice and brown on low heat for a while.
  • Add the saltand spices and mix. Later , add 2 .5 glasses of chicken broth and currants andcook the rice until it boil down.
  • For dough , mix eggs , yoghurt , olive oil and saltin a bowl. Add flour little by little and knead. Then , smear butter all overthe cake tin. Make decorative shapes with almonds on the base and sides of thecake tin.
  • Roll out ¾ of the dough with the help of a wringer and arrange it sothat it covers all parts of the cake tin.
  • Add the chickens in pilaf and mix all of themtogether. Fill the pilaf in cake tin. Roll out the remaining dough and cover thecake tin with this dough.
  • Bake in a preheated 190 degree oven for 30 minutes. Afterit’s cooked , take it out of the cake tin and serve it hot.


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Perde pilav , which looks like a cake , actually contains pilaf with various spices and nuts. For this reason , it attracts everyone’s attention. As a Turkish foods family , we strongly recommend you to try this flavor. Don’t forget write your comment.


Hi! friends I am Gülçin.  I am 21 years old. I am  a university student and my department is  translation and interpreting.

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