Mutton Zafrani Pulao Recipe By Chef Zakir

Mutton Zafrani Pulao Recipe By Chef Zakir
Mutton Zafrani Pulao Recipe By Chef Zakir
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins

Mutton Zafrani Pulao is an elegant accompaniment to your favorite Pakistani dishes and is traditionally served as part of Pakistani festival meals. Saffron, being one of the most expensive spices in the world, adds to the mystery and fragrance of this dish. This Mutton Zafrani Pulao Recipe By Chef Zakir, is definitely a keeper when you want to make an everyday dinner special. Give it a try!!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mughlai, Pakistani
Keyword: Eid Recipes, Mutton Pulao, pulao, Quick and Easy, Ramadan, rice
Servings: 4
Chef: Zakir Qureshi
  • ½ kg Mutton
  • 300 gm Rice
  • 4 – 5 Green chilies
  • 2 Onion
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 6 Star anise
  • 100 gm Plum
  • 2 tbsp Fennel seeds
  • 2 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • Mix whole spices as required
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric
  • 1 small packet Saffron
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup Ghee
  • Muslin cloth as required
  • 1-½ – 2 glass Water
Cooking Method
  1. Heat ghee in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add chopped garlic and onion.
  3. Sauté for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Then add mutton, fry well for 5-10 minutes or until meat changed its color.
  5. Now make a spice bag with coriander seeds and fennel seeds.
  6. Add to the pan with turmeric, salt and mix whole spices as required.
  7. Cook well for 2 minutes.
  8. Now add 2 glasses of water, cover and cook for 3-40 minutes or until meat is tender.
  9. Add 300 gm soaked rice and 4 – 5 green chilies.
  10. Cook till rice starts coming on top. Lastly add 100 gm dry plums, 1 small packet of saffron and mix well.
  11. Simmer on low flame for 8 – 10 minutes or until done.
  12. Dish it out.
  13. Mutton Zafrani Pulao is ready to serve.
Serving Suggestions

Serve hot with Raita and green Salad.

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