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Yakhni Pulao Recipe By Shireen Anwar

Yakhni Pulao Recipe By Shireen Anwar
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 45 mins

A simple yet delicious Yakhni Pulao Recipe By Shireen Anwar. Now make it at home and enjoy with family. Goes great with raita. A must try recipe!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: Bakra Eid, dinner, Eid Recipes, Mutton Pulao, pulao, rice, yakhni pulao
Servings: 6
Chef: Shireen Anwar
Ingredients For Yakhni:
  • 1 kg Mutton
  • 2 Onion cut into slices
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Julienne
  • 20 Black pepper
  • 10 Cloves
  • 2 inch piece of Cinnamon
  • 2 Black cardamom
  • 2 Small cardamom
  • 1 pod Garlic
  • 1 tsp Salt heaped
  • 3 tbsp Anise seeds
  • 4 tbsp whole Coriander
  • 8 cups Water
Ingredients For Yakhni Pulao:
  • ¾ cup Oil
  • 750 gm Rice soaked
  • 2 Black cardamom
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 6 Cloves
  • 6 Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic heaped
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Green chili grinded heaped
  • ¾ cup Brown onion
  • 1-½ tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Yogurt heaped
Cooking Method
To Prepare the Yakhni:
  1. Make a spice bag with 2 Onion, Ginger, black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, black cardamom, small cardamom, Garlic pod, Salt, anise seeds, whole coriander.
  2. Bring 8 cups of water in a pot, add mutton and spice bag in it.
  3. Cook for 1 hour or until mutton is nearly done and 4 cups stock left.
To Prepare the Yakhni Pulao:
  1. Heat oil in a pot over medium heat.
  2. Ad whole spices of Yakhni Pulao with ginger garlic paste and cook well by adding little little water then add all the seasoning with brown onion and yogurt.
  3. Cook well.
  4. Now add boiled mutton, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Then add left over stock, when stock boiling add soaked rice, cook on medium flame for 10 minutes then lower heat, cook on dum for 15 minutes or until rice is fluffed.
  6. Take it out in a serving dish.
  7. Delicious Yakhni Pulao is ready to serve.
Serving Suggestions

Serve with Raita and Salad.

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