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Lubajash – Armenian Cuisine

Lubajash – Beans and Rice Pilaf

Festive yet simple , not to mention an extremely delicious meal lubajash, a dish from Armenian cuisine, from the region Artsakh .

The dish is usually made during holiday season . The name of the dish comes from the word lobi (bean)  and jash (meal ).

Only a few ingredients needed to make this comfort food that’s very tasty and quite filling.

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Recipe is good for 3-4 people

1 ½ cups rice , I used parboiled long grain rice

3-4 cups of hot water for cooking the rice , salt to taste

1 can or 16 oz red beans

1 large egg

½ cup plain yogurt

50-70 grams of butter , sliced into small pieces 

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Cook the rice with salted hot water, strain

Mix the beans with cooked rice set aside

Whisk the egg and yogurt

In a pot melt some of the butter

Pour yogurt and egg mixture over the butter

Add in rice and beans

Put the rest of butter slices on top of rice and beans

Cover the lid and cook over medium to low heat about 25-30 minutes

Allow to set 10-15 minutes and serve

Bon appetit !

Բարի ախորժակ!

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