Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Braised beef with rice

Kokkinisto me ryzi INGREDIENTS 6 portions of beef 1 medium dry onion 2 large tomatoes (mashed) 1/2 cup wine, red wine 1/2 glass, water olive oil some cloves (powder), some cinnamon (powder) Salt and pepper METHOD In a saucepan add some olive oil to heat and sauté onion until golden brown. Add the portions of […]

Rice Pudding

Serves 4 This is a delicious, light dessert enjoyed in the warmer weathers or after a rich meal of meat dishes or fried fish. Ingredients: 1 litre milk 250 grams sugar 100 grams rice 1 tablespoon of rice flour 3 – 4 teaspoons of vanilla sugar Preparation: First, wash the rice in cold water. Then […]

Prasoryzo: Rice with Leeks

In Greek: πρασόρυζο, pronounced prah-SOH-ree-zoh This is a delicious and traditional Greek dish. It can be eaten as a side dish or main dish. Rice, leeks, and dill are topped with a squeeze of lemon juice to let you know it’s authentically Greek. If you love leeks, the quantity can be increased to 2 pounds. […]

Ryzi me Fithe: Rice with Angel Hair Pasta

In Greek: ρύζι με φιδέ, pronounced REE-zee meh fee-THEH This is a fabulous alternative to a plain rice dish. The angel hair pasta is sautéed until brown then cooked with the rice. An easy dish to make and delightful on the table. Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of long grain rice 5 […]

Ryzi me Xirous Karpous: Rice with Almonds & Chestnuts

In Greek: ρύζι με ξηρούς καρπούς, pronounced REE-zee meh ksee-ROOS kar-POOS This recipe for rice with almonds and chestnuts is easy to make, and a seasonal favorite in autumn and winter. For best results, use converted (parboiled) long grain rice with this recipe. Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of margarine or butter 4-5 […]