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Date and Almond Pilaff
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This semi-steamed rice dish is sweetened in the traditional way with dried dates. Cooking the rice without removing the lid or stirring gives a light, fluffy result.
For best results, pre-cook the onion mixture and allow to cool before taking to the party. Keep covered in the fridge then reheat thoroughly before continuing.
The finished pilaff can also be reheated. Microwave on full power, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes until heated through, or cover with buttered foil and heat in a preheated oven at 180°C, gas mark 4, until the pilaff is hot.
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This recipe was first published in Fri Jul 01 01:00:00 BST 2005.