Mutton Yakhni Pulao Recipe

 
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Mutton Yakhni Pulao
How to make Mutton Yakhni Pulao
  • Chef: Lt. Sabina Sehgal Saikia
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Mutton cooked with masalas is stirred in with seasoned rice and topped off with mutton stock.

Ingredients of Mutton Yakhni Pulao

  • For the mutton :
  • 1 kg mutton, cut into pieces
  • 2 Tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 inch piece of ginger
  • 12 cloves of garlic
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4-5 green cardamoms
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 6-7 cloves water
  • For the pulao :
  • 3-4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6-7 cloves
  • 4-5 cinnamon sticks
  • 4-5 green cardamom
  • 7-8 onions, thinly sliced length-wise
  • 2 heaped Tbsp ground ginger
  • 4 heaped Tbsp ground garlic
  • 1 grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 cups of basmati rice
  • 4 cups of mutton stock
  • Salt, to taste

How to Make Mutton Yakhni Pulao

  • For the mutton:
  • 1.Tie up the onion and all the spices into a small cloth (potli) and cook it with the meat. Add enough water.
  • For the pulao:
  • 1.Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed vessel. Add the whole spices to it.
  • 2.Once they start spluttering, add the onions. Fry till they turn golden brown in color.
  • 3.Add ginger and garlic and stir for some time.
  • 4.Add nutmeg and cinnamon powder and mix well.
  • 5.Mix in the cooked mutton and the rice.
  • 6.Sprinkle salt over it and continue to stir.
  • 7.Add the mutton stock and mix well.
  • 8.Cover it with a heavy lid to prevent the steam from escaping.
  • 9.Cook on low heat for about 15-20 minutes.
  • 10.Serve hot with raita or chutney.

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