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Mughlai Pulav Recipe

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About Mughlai Pulav Recipe: Biryani itself is a very delicious treat and when it is Mughlai Pulav it is bound to be a double treat with double richness. One of the best rice dishes you will ever find, Mughlai pulav can make for a delicious treat for your family and friends on special occasions and festivals like Ramadan. Cooked using rice, chicken, and ground spices this one is a lip-smacking therapy for your appetite. Try this non-vegetarian rice recipe and enjoy with your loved ones!

  • Total Cook Time3 hrs 30 mins
  • Prep Time2 hrs 20 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Mughlai Pulav

  • 750 gms chicken
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp cashews
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 2 tbsp pistachios
  • 2 tbsp almonds, blanched
  • 1/2 cup onions
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 5 Cloves
  • 5 Black pepper corn
  • 2 Black cardamom
  • 5 Green cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp saffron

How to Make Mughlai Pulav

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For Marination:

Take the chicken in a bowl, add salt, red chilli powder and lemon juice.
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Mash it together with hands to mix the chicken completely with ingredients.
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Keep it aside for two hours to marinate.
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Now take a pan and put some ghee in to it. Add cashews, raisins, pistachios and almonds.
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Fry all the nuts together.
Take another pan with oil and out the chicken pieces in to it.
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Fry the pieces thoroughly until golden brown.
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Now put onion in another pan of oil and fry until golden brown.
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Add ginger garlic paste to onion and mix.
Now put cumin seeds, fennel seeds, coriander seeds.
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Saute them until golden brown and then put bay leaves, cinnamon stick, cloves, black pepper corn, black cardamom and green cardamom and salt.
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Saute them well.
Now add Rice to the mix and saute well.
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Add water and saffron. Mix well.
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Now put the fried chicken to the pan and mix. Cover it for about 10 minutes.
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After 10 minutes put the fried nuts in to the pan and mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
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Serve hot.
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Recipe Notes

You can also read about more rice recipes that you can prepare at home.

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