This week’s takeover took us into Judy’s Kenyan kitchen abroad, in Denmark to be specific, where she showed us out to make Goat Pilau. Similar to Jollof rice in West Africa, Pilau is a popular and beloved dish in East Africa. A staple in Kenyan cuisine, Pilau is a savoury rice dish flavoured with various spices and cooked in meat or chicken stock.
This meal is a must to any special occasion or event; for any large and important life celebration from marriages to funerals.
A food blogger and mother of two, Judy showcases the richness and abundance of Kenyan cuisine through her fuss-free recipes. Her passion for the comfort and connection food evoke is felt although her takeover.
Judy paired her pilau with goat meat. Rather than frying it, she boils it with hearty spices to get it nice and tender. She uses a medley of fragrant spices, like whole cardamom, cloves, and cumin, to season her Pilau rice. This recipe’s various spices are a great testament to the different cultures fused into this dish. It’s a nice mix of Middle Eastern, Indian, and African traditions!
No need to wait till an important life celebration to enjoy this delicious dish. You can have this simple, one-pot dish any day of the week! Click here to try it yourself.