Kris Jenner’s Grandkids Are ‘In Love With’ Her Homemade Rice Pilaf — Get the Recipe

10/17/2014 at 05:15 PM ET

Kris JennerJason LaVeris/FilmMagic

Most grandmothers love cooking for their grandchildren, and Kris Jenner is no exception.

So when mealtime comes for little North West, Mason and Penelope Disick, the famous matriarch happily whips up her signature dish, that also happens to be the kids’ favorite.

“All three of them right now are in love with my pilaf,” says Jenner, whose first cookbook In the Kitchen With Kris: A Kollection of Kardashian-Jenner Family Favorites debuts October 21. “It’s the perfect little side dish to any dish we cook for the babies. Whether it’s lamb chops or grilled chicken or even with applesauce. It’s hysterical; all of my grandkids are into my pilaf!”

And it’s no surprise why the dish is such a hit. The “family heirloom recipe” was passed down to Jenner from her late ex-husband, Robert Kardashian’s mother.  And that is just what the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star is hoping to do with her own cookbook.

“As a family we love to entertain and have meals together, and now that I have grandchildren, I though it would be really fun to put together a lot of their favorite dishes,” Jenner  tells PEOPLE. “It would be something they’d always have even when I’m not around. Just if for no other reason, it was for them.”

And speaking of “them,” the Kardashian-Jenner clan are fully represented in the book. The reality star includes family-inspired dishes like Kim’s Super Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese, Khloe’s Buttermilk Fried Chicken and even something for her  soon-to-be ex-husband — Bruce’s Meatloaf and Mashies.

For a taste of Jenner’s family-friendly rice pilaf, which can also be found in her new book (now available for pre-sale), try her recipe.

Nana’s “Wedding” Rice Pilaf
Makes: 8 to 10 servings

1/2 cup blanched silvered almonds
3 tbsp. unsalted butter
1½ cups vermicelli, broken into 1½ to 2-inch pieces
2 cups long-grain rice
3½ cups reduced-sodium chicken broth, heated to steaming
1½ tsp. kosher salt
¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
½ cup seedless raisins

1. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the almonds and cook, stirring occasionally, until toasted, about 3 minutes. Transfer the almonds to a plate. Set aside.

2. Heat the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the vermicelli and stir constantly until it is lightly toasted, about 1 minute. Add the rice and stir constantly until most of the rice turns chalky white, about 1 minute more. Add the chicken broth, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cover the saucepan tightly. Simmer until the rice is tender and has absorbed the liquid, about 18 minutes.

3. Remove from the heat. Add the toasted almonds and raisins (do not stir them in) and cover the saucepan again. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff the pilaf with a fork and transfer to a serving bowl. Serve hot.

Michelle Ward

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Nancy on

Are these people ever going to go away???

seymour butz on

kris recipe:
1) first get your daughter breast implants at 16
2) urge her to do porno
3) tell bruce he’s hung like hmpster

cleo on

Ugliest nose job ever what a hag.

Sammi the chef on

This b***h has never cooked a single meal in her life. Now she’s some kind of chef so she can make a dollar in that arena. I’m not knocking her hussle, I mean we have to give credit where credit is due but the first rule of telling a flat out lie is make sure it’s a believable one!! Their terrible awful soul sucking show has been on the air for forever and I don’t believe she’s ever EVER cooked a single meal.
Shut up and go away lady.

Jodie on

what the crap happened to her nose. That is redonkulous!

allie on

Like this diva ever cooks…probably can’t boil water..
She had to get them in the news again as they have been out of it for a few days. This family accomplishes nothing worthwhile but she still manages to get in the news all the time.

Erin on

They are like blisters they only go away when they are popped.

Maria on

That’s nice, hopefully they don’t grow up like their parents and the only thing they are in love with are themselves.

Jessica on

As if she or any of them have ever cooked a dish or washed a pan in their lives…any lie to make a buck…

Shannon on

I’m sure the hired help has this recipe committed to memory

Lin Parker on

The words “Kris Jenner” and “cookbook” just don’t go together. I’m pretty sure the only thing she makes is reservations.

Nan on

I hope her chef gets part of the profits.

chris on

OH maybe she can take over the Food Network now as well.
Cookbook? When does it stop for these skanks?

Flo on

Whatever, she needs the money.

angel on

Besides the raisins, the recipe seems good.

Becky on

This is beyond pathetic, People.

Ann on

Kim- please get your child far away from your mother now-

Tracy on

Kids like Kraft macaroni and cheese, not exactly discerning palates.

Toni on

So she makes them homemade rice a roni….ground breaking…

Debbie on

She will do anything to get attention!! Seriously does she believe that anyone will believe she has a recipe book that she cooks from!! We know she hands over the recipes for the cooks to prepare for her and her family.

slawson on

Right, like she actually cooks. Another thing to sell using the next generation of kids to pimp. Shameful grandmother!!!

thistle on

why is this on this site? does she pay for publicity here? I don’t believe she prepares this?

but most importantly, North eats lamb chops? That just seems wrong. A baby eating lamb chops. heck, lambs are babies…

Teens on

Who f’ing cares?

Anonymous on

how about some spell check? ?that’s should be slivered not silvered…

Anonymous on

I’m so sick of these people

Sandy on

I’d be afraid to put anything in my mouth with her name on it…..!

Oink on

Her nose is so whacked

Diane on

So, where do I buy “silvered” almonds? Effective editing People magazine.

pugmom on

way to hawk the cookbook saying you’re “grandkids” love your food….hahaha

Flo on

Anything to keep in the news, so sad Kris , move on. I’m sure her name was Chris, she changed it to keep the K.

baptiste8989 on

What a reach of a story. Never in the history of ever have kids ever been nuts for rice pilaf. GTFOH

Lacey on

She should sue the dr that did that to her nose.

Gemini on

What a bunch of KRAP.

Jo on

Ok you know their popularity is slipping when “grandma” is down to writing a cookbook (something she knows very little if anything about). Wonder who she paid to do it and where they got the recipes. Can any of you imagine this witchwas ever a cooking mom (except when she was younger in the bedroom) ?

LPD on

I am nauseous at the thought of cooking Kris’ food but then…I don’t think she’s cooked in the last twenty years.

Jon Bodack on

The recipe does sound good, though, amazing she even finds the time to cook, but I’m glad her Grand-Kids, North, Mason & Penelope love it.

Love not Hate on

I don’t understand such hateful comments. Whether you like the Kardashians or not, there is no reason to be nasty. On a side note… its sLivered almonds, not siLvered almonds…hope its a People mistake and not in the actual book!

Granny J on

Hate to admit it, but I’ve watched the various K shows over the years and I’ve only seen them eat from plastic boxes. Never has anyone actually cooked.

Emily on

My grandmother wanted the grandkids to have all of her recipes too. So she made each of us a recipe box with the recipes inside. Kris can act like she’s doing this for the grandkids all she wants, but lets be honest, those kids will probably never cook, they will have chefs and go to fancy restaurants all their lives. She’s doing this for money and attention and I would respect her more if she would just be honest about her intentions.

Jenna on

A Persian woman gave me this recipe (minus the raisens) years ago. It is good..

Guest87 on

Kirs’s idea of cooking is to go into the kitchen and give the recipe to the chef.

Guest87 on


Linsey on

Anybody really believe she cooks let alone knows what a kitchen is? Kate Gosselin did a cookbook too and it bombed. You reality hasbeens truly have no shame or depth perception.

ann on

Funny her kids said on the show she can’t n don’t cook. If It’s For Her Grandkids Then Just Go And Make A Few For Them. And not Release It To The World….such a w—-bag

Aussie cathie on

Please her royal wh@rness cook? PR team working overtime… Mmm not fooling anyone..

Mel on

A “kollection”? Yes, we all think you are so witty, “Kris”. And we all totally believe you cook for your grandkids. You could not tell the truth to save your life. You would not even know how to live an authentic, genuine life.

MnNotNiice on

Plastic surgery gone wrong. Why did she do a Michael Jackson nose

Beth on

This sounds just like Rice-A-Roni!

cynda on

Sounds an awful lot like Rice A Roni Fried Rice. Hmmmm.

bellabee on

So, wait…you didn’t want to put Bruce in the book but it’s perfectly ok to put his recipes or family recipes in them? Ah….ok.

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