Guchchi Dum Pulao Recipe

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Guchchi Dum Pulao
How to make Guchchi Dum Pulao
  • Chef: Chef Gautam Mehrishi, Corbett, Hotel Claridges
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

A beautiful pulao recipe with stuffed guchhi. Topped with saffron and soy milk.

Ingredients of Guchchi Dum Pulao

  • 25 gm guchhi-dried
  • 2 gm mace
  • 3/4 cup par boiled rice
  • 1/2 cup broccoli
  • 1/2 cup zucchini yellow
  • 1 or 2 bayleaf
  • 3 tsp basil
  • 4 tsp roasted channa powder
  • 3 tsp chopped ginger
  • 3 tsp garlic browned
  • 1/2 tsp black cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2.5 tbsp soya milk
  • 2 tsp coriander fresh
  • 2 tsp fresh green chillies
  • 3 tbsb chopped onion
  • 3 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp pine nuts
  • A few strands saffron
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Guchchi Dum Pulao

  • 1.Wash the guchhi thoroughly, then boil.
  • 2.Now, cut the tail off. Strain and retain the water to attain guchhi ka jhol.
  • 3.Prepare the stuffing for the guchhi by mixing basil, ginger, garlic, roasted channa powder and pine nuts. Now stuff the guchhi.
  • 4.In a pan saute all the khada masala- bay leaf, cardamom and cinnamon with little oil.
  • 5.Add onions, green chillies, vegetables and then the guchhi and keep separately. In a lagan put the jhol, then the rice, then the sauteed mixture.
  • 6.Repeat the procedure once.
  • 7.Top up with soya milk, flavored with saffron, the left over jhol, green chillies, coriander, little bit of chopped morels and ghee.
  • 8.Finally cover the lid with dough and seal it.
  • 9.Cook on the grill for a period of 10- 15 minutes.
  • 10.Serve hot with pickle or papad.