Chicken/mutton Yakhni Pulao (By Chef Zakir): Recipe

I tried this recipe and it was so yummy but instead of chicken i tried it with mutton and i also add little yellow food color in end to give it attractive look. I hope that you all will try it and do give the comments on picture i took .

yakhni pulao

Ingredients Of Yakhni Pulao

  • 1/2 kg chicken or mutton
  • 1/2 kg rice, washed and soaked
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds (sonif)
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp garlic and ginger paste
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • Whole all spices as required (big and small cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon stick, whole black pepper, cumin seeds)
  • 4 green chilies, cut each in 2 pieces

Recipe Of Chicken Yakhni Pulao

  • In a muslin cloth tie the coriander and fennel seeds together to make a spice bag.
  • Heat ghee in a pot and add that spice bag in it. Add garlic ginger paste and mix it. Now add onion and cook it for 1 minute. Onion should be in light brown color.
  • Add whole spices in it and after few seconds add mutton and fry it well while stirring it.
  • Now add tomatoes, green chilies, red chili flakes and salt in it. Add water according to your rice. Cook it covered for 5-10 minutes or till mutton is tender. Take the spice bag out and discard it.
  • Now add drained rice in it and mix it and cook it till the rice are 3/4 cooked and water is dried. Now put a lid on it and put it on dum for 10-15 minutes on very low flame.
  • Serve it with salad and raita. Its a full meal by itself.

Note: You can take any meat instead of chicken. You can also use oil instead of ghee.

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