Also known as Sultan Reşat pilavi, this is a magnificent rice dish made extra delectable with meaty morsels of fried aubergine. Variations include mixtures of rice and vermicelli, rice and kuskus (couscous), or rice and bulgur. Some of the best patlicanli pilav is to he found in a handful of restaurants in Istanbul.
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