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Noun1.purloo - thick stew made of rice and chicken and small game; southern U.S.
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
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In the Southern rice lexicon, red rice is a pilau (or sometimes purloo, perlo or any of numerous other spellings), a pilaf-style preparation with Persian roots and probably African, French, Jewish and Spanish influences.
(A recent example of this is the closure of Purloo, the original restaurant at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum.