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Rice Pilaf 
Telahaysov Printzi Yeghintz

Armenian Rice with Vermicelli 
Aunt Mary's classic recipe

Serves 4

Rice Pilaf
Pilaf is a staple with Armenian meals. This is the classic recipe for Armenian rice, other varieties are presented on the following pages. Serve a bowl of madzoon on the side for topping the pilaf.
1 cup long grain white rice
1/4 cup fine egg noodles
2 cups chicken broth
2 Tablespoons butter

  1. Saute noodles in butter over medium heat until lightly brown.
  2. Add rice and continue to saute for a minute.
  3. Slowly pour in chicken broth, bring to a boil and stir once with a fork.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Fluff pilaf with a fork, replace cover and allow to stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving