Entrees, Rice dishes

Yakhni Pulao

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Yakhni Pulao

5 from 2 votes
Course: EntreesDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

1

hour 

30

minutes
Calories

200

kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg. Mutton or Chicken (with bones)

  • 1/2 kg. Rice-Basmati

  • 1 Onion-(medium size)

  • 1 tsp. Ginger (Adrak)-paste

  • 1 tsp. Garlic (lehsan) paste

  • 10 Cloves Cloves (laung)

  • 10 Black Pepper (Kali Mirch)

  • 1 Stick Cinnamon (Dalchini)

  • 1 tsp. Cumin Seeds (Zeera)-whole

  • 2 Black Cardamom (Bari Ilaichi)

  • 4 Green Cardamom (Chhoti Ilaichi)

  • 1 tbs. Coriander (Dhaniya)-powder

  • 1 tbs. Fennel (Saunf)-powder

  • 1/2 tbs. Salt

  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil

  • 1 Bay Leaves (Tezpatta)

Directions

  • Soak rice for half an hour.
  • Mix all the ingredients (except rice and oil), add to the meat in a pot with 6 cups of water and cook till the meat is tender and water is reduced to 2/3rd. Strain yakhni and keep it aside.
  • Fry onion in oil till dark brown. Add the cooked meat, fry a little, add rice and the yakni (about 4 cups) and cook.
  • When water dries, cover it and ikepp it on low fire for 4-5 minutes.
  • Serve with Garlic Chutney, Raita or Achaar.

One Comment

  1. Jibran Ali

    Best and Easy Recipe soo far. Been using this recipe for very long time from this site

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