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A bite of B&R: Uzbek plov
Published: Apr 27, 2017 05:59 PM
Plov, also known as pilaf, a traditional fried rice dish containing carrot, lamb and eggs, is a popular national dish in Uzbekistan. 

The dish can be adjusted to suit almost any occasion, with wedding plov and palace plov two such examples. There are also a number of regional varieties of plov, including Tashkent plov, Bukhara plov and Samarkand plov.

Photos: Xinhua

A waiter carries seven plates of plov at the Central Asian Plov Center in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan on April 26. The center, located in Tashkent’s highest building, provides plov from 7 am to 6 pm every day.


 

A chef prepares a large pot of plov at the Central Asian Plov Center in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan on April 26.


 

A chef adds cuts of lamb to a pot of rice at the Central Asian Plov Center in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan on April 26.


 

Customers stand in line to receive a plate of plov at the Central Asian Plov Center in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan on April 26.


 

People purchase plov in a Tashkent park in Uzbekistan on September 1, 2016.


 

Two men present their freshly made plov during a food festival in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan on September 16, 2015.


 
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