Chrov Plav

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Asian, Side dishes, Vegetables

1 c Rice uncooked 1/4 c Chopped almonds 2 tb Currants 2 tb Raisins 6 Prunes dried, pitted, & -coarsely chopped 3 tb Dates chopped 4 tb Butter 1/4 c Apricots, dried, pitted & - cut into strips 1/4"x1" 1 tb Honey 2 c Cold water Soak, dates, currants, & prunes in a bowl of warm water for 15 minutes. Then remove them, pat dry, and mix with the other dried fruits. Mel the butter in a large, heavy skillet over High heat. Add the fruit mixture and the almonds. Reduce the heat to Low and stir for 4 minutes, Stir in the honey, rice, and water. Raise heat to High and bring to a boil. reduce heat to Low, cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Serve hot.