Pilaf With Knotweed (Madımak)


Hello friends!
As a Turkish food family, we have given a recipe for  pilaf with knotweed in our recipe today. Knotweed is known as herbaceous plant. The taste of the food, which is very delicious in terms of health, is just as attractive. It is not very difficult to find knotweed, you can find it in markets or greengrocers. You can buy a deck and stock up in the freezer. We are sure that it will be indispensable for your main course. You will love this rice recipe. Because it is very easy to prepare, practical and will not tire you at all, and of course it is just as delicious. To explain the recipe, we can say that it is a very tasty recipe with few ingredients but very tasty. Wouldn’t you like to fill your tables with unique flavors? I can hear you saying yes. There are many recipes on our food site for your special days or to stay fit on the days you eat too much.

We are sure that there is no one who does not like rice! Because there are varieties of rice to suit every taste and every budget! You can find the ingredients for this recipe in every market. We have given you a practical main course recipe with the  pilaf  with knotweed recipe. An ideal recipe for your out-of-the-ordinary guests or for late dinners. There is no need for another main dish besides this rice. All the recipes we give are made and presented to you. Therefore, you can use our measurements with peace of mind. Stay with us for delicious recipes with ingredients at home.


Pilaf With Knotweed (Madımak Pilavı)

Different pilaf recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Turkish Cuisine
Servings 8 people
Calories 386 kcal


  • Pot
  • Pan
  • Stove
  • Spoon


  • 1 bowl dried Knotweed (fresh is also available)
  • 1 bowl bulgur
  • 1 spoon Tomato paste
  • 1/2 spoon pepper paste
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoon butter


  • First of all, the knotweed is put into the pot. Add 3 to 4 glasses of water and let it boil.
  • When the knotwedds are completely soft, add the bulgur. Then add the tomato paste and salt.
  • Cook on low heat until the water is dry.
  • Cook the butter and onion in another pot.
  • Turn off the stove. Add the fried onion you prepared to the rice and mix well. Let it brew for a while and your knotweed pilaf is ready. Bon Appetit.