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Beef Plov with eggs and salad

The Easiest Rice Cooker Ukrainian Beef Plov Recipe

One day, my husband and I were talking about what to have for dinner, which somehow turned to a conversation about lazy cooking and ways to minimize kitchen time. My husband is a Ukrainian who grew up in Japan, and he told me about how his family utilizes their rice cooker to do most of the work. Being a lazy cook, this intrigued me greatly! And thus, this easy, Plov-inspired recipe is born. What is Plov? Okay, disclaimer! Plov is actually not really Ukrainian. Plov is a dish originated in Uzbekistan that has become popular across Central Asia and former Soviet Union countries, including Ukraine. But I noticed, it’s basically a rice pilaf, which exists in many different cultures! In India, there is something similar called Pulao too. Even the name sounds similar – Plov, Pilaf, Pulao – maybe there is a story to it but let’s save that for another day. Anyway – traditionally, you’ll need a huge pan or a slow cooker to make Plov. But true to the lazy cook style, I’ll …