Kabuli pulao is also known as Afghani rice. I ate this at my cousin’s place and I loved it. The taste of carrots and raisins on top of rice enhances the flavor of the whole dish. Best ever recipe from Afghan cuisine.
Ingredients Of Kabuli Pulao
- 1/2 kg of rice
- 1/2 kg mutton
- 2 carrots
- 4 cardamom
- 1 cup dry apricot
- 1/2 cup oil
- 100 gm. raisins
- 1 tsp. black pepper
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp. saffron essence
- 2 tsp. cumin seeds
- 2 tbsp. sugar
Method Of Kabuli Pulao
- Heat 1/2 cup oil in a pan, add 1/2 kg mutton with fat, and fry till its color turns to a golden brown.
- Now add 1 glass of water and 1 tsp. salt. Cook over low flame till meat becomes tender.
- Soak 1/2 kg rice for 20 minutes in water after washing them, cook with 2 tsp. cumin seeds, 1 tsp. salt and water as required till half has done. Now drain the rice and keep aside.
- Now in the meat mixture add 2 chopped carrots, 100 gm. raisin, 4 green cardamoms, 1 tsp. black pepper, 2 pieces of cinnamon, and 1 cup apricot. Cook for another 1 minute.
- Now add boiled rice and 1/2 tsp. saffron essence.
- In another pan cook 2 tbsp. sugar until melts, add 1/2 cup water, and mix well. Now pour this mixture on top of rice and simmer for 20 minutes. Serve hot.