Armenian Noodles and Rice (Pilav)


  • 1 cup uncooked fine egg noodles
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • Dash of pepper
  • Minced parsley


  1. Break noodles into 1-inch pieces if necessary. Cook and stir noodles in butter in 2-quart saucepan 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients except parsley. Heat to boiling, stirring once or twice; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 14 minutes, without lifting cover or stirring.
  3. Remove from heat. Fluff mixture lightly with fork; cover and let steam 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle with parsley.

Yields 8 servings.

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