a dish made of rice or wheat boiled in a seasoned liquid, and usually containing meat or, sometimes, fish
Origin of pilafPersian pil?v
or pi·laff also pi·lau
A steamed rice dish often with meat, shellfish, or vegetables in a seasoned broth.
Origin of pilafOttoman Turkish pilâv (Modern Turkish pilaf ) from Persian pilāw, pilaw from Hindi pulāv ultimately from Sanskrit pulākah ball of cooked rice probably of Dravidian origin akin to Tamil pu&rlowdot;ukkal cooked rice