Preparing Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
4 servings


  • 2 pieces of skinless Kılıç Bream Fillets
  • 2 glasses of white rice
  • 25 gr butter
  • 25 gr oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 teacupful of peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric (Indian saffron)
  • 3 glasses of hot water

How to make

  • Wash the rice and place it into a bowl. Fill with water until the rice is immersed and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • Cut the fish fillets into finger thick strips.
  • Put the butter and oil into the pilaf pot and heat. Add diced onion and peas and fry for a couple of minutes. Add the fish meat and saute for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the washed rice. Add salt and saffron and fry for a couple of minute while mixing with wooden spoon. Take care to keep fish strips whole.
  • Add 3 glasses of hot water and leave the pot to cook on low heat without mixing until all boil down. When the dish boils down, mix the pilaf a couple of times and leave it to rest under a closed lid for about 20 min. Serve hot.