Thanks to my grandmother, I’ve always loved kasha, both the grain and the Russian dish in which it appears most often. My grandmother prepared it the Jewish way in kasha varnishkes—buckwheat stirred into a bowl of bow-tie noodles.
I’ve updated her dish and serve it as a pilaf. Robust in taste and hearty in nutrition, this one-pot meal will fill the emptiest of tummies, lickety-split.
For a spicier version: Substitute
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