Punjabi Pullao (Pilav/pilaf) Yakhni Pulao

Ingredients

1 gram Mutton (Lamb/Goat) 750- 1 kg
2 grams Rice (Basmati silkly polish) or any good quality rice 50
3 cups Oil 1- 1 ½
4 Tomatoes Chopped 3 nos medium size
5 cups Yoghurt (beaten) 1
6 Onions chopped 4- 5 nos
7 Garlic crushed 1 medium pod
8 inches Ginger crushed 2 long piece
9 Spices (Salt 2- 3 teaspoon, Paprika powder 1 teaspoon, <

Preparation

1
Heat oil in a pan and add onion to it and fry till golden brown.
2
Now add all spices except fennel and coriander fry for 1 minute, then add meat and fry, when meat changes color add garlic , ginger, fennel, coriander and tomatoes and yoghurt to it and fry on medium flame for another 5-6 minutes.
3
Now add 2 glass of water and keep cooking on low flame till meat is well done(tender), it takes 60-90 minutes. Add more water if needed.
4
When meat is tender add rice (pre-soked in water for 15-20 minutes, and washed), now add enough water as its layer is 1 inch above the rice. (1 1/2 to 2 glasses are needed according to your rice variety and quality. Keep cooking on low flame while stirring on intervals (atlest 10 minutes).
5
When water nears to dries up simmer for 10 minutes.
6
Delicious Punjabi Pullao is ready. serve hot with mint youghurt raita.
7
Ucchi Shan Punjabian de (this is punjabi quote, saying Punjabi's are great people)

 



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Punjabi pullao is a very famous dish of Punjab, However it is very popular among Turks, Afghan, Irani and even in Iraq with different names and spelling (Pilav/pilaf/pulao).

Here I am disclosing me family recipe of Punjab.

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