Yakhni Pulao

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Servings

6

Prep

20 min

Cook

1 hr

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 Kg ‏Mutton
  • 1 tbsp ‏Whole coriander (for mutton)
  • 1 tbsp ‏Fennel seeds (for mutton)
  • 12 Nos ‏Garlic cloves (for mutton)
  • 1 inch ‏Ginger (for mutton)
  • 1 No ‏Onion chopped (for mutton)
  • 4 Nos ‏Small cardamom (for mutton)
  • 4 Nos ‏Clove (for mutton)
  • 1 inch ‏Cinnamon (for mutton)
  • 1 tbsp ‏Black pepper (for mutton)
  • 1/2 Kg ‏Rice
  • 1 No ‏Bay leaf (for rice)
  • 3 nos ‏Green cardamom (for rice)
  • 4 Nos ‏Clove (for rice)
  • 2 Nos ‏Black cardamom (for rice)
  • 1 inch ‏Cinnamon stick (for rice)
  • 2 tbsp ‏Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 No ‏Onion (for rice)
  • 150 grams ‏Curd
  • 5 Nos ‏Green chilli
  • 2 tbsp ‏Red chilli (optional)
  • 3 tbsp ‏Oil

Rice cooked with mutton which is boiled in aromatic spices tied in muslin cloth giving it delicious taste & flavor.



Directions

Preparation

  1. Wash and clean mutton, keep aside.
  2. Tie all the ingredients of mutton in a muslin cloth, form a potli.
  3. Chop onions.
  4. Wash rice & keep soak for 20 mins.

Method for Mutton

  1. Pour 1 liter water in pressure cooker, add mutton and tied muslin potli.
  2. Pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Let the steam escape, remove the potli & separate mutton and water.
  4. Keep water in a separate pan to cook rice.

Method for Rice

  1. Heat oil in pressure cooker, add bay leaf, green cardamom, black cardamom, clove & cinnamon stick. Let it crackle.
  2. Add onion & sauté till golden brown.
  3. Add mutton & stir till it turns brown.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste & stir for 2 mins on medium flame.
  5. Add green chilli & red chilli.
  6. Add curd & stir for 3 mins on low flame.
  7. Add water (in which mutton was cooked), rice & salt.
  8. Cook for 2 whistles. Let the steam escape. Mix rice well & serve hot.




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3 Comments

  1. Avatar sanakhan 1 year ago

    Yakhni Pulao is very popular in my hometown Rampur 🙂 love the aroma of yakhni 🙂

    • Avatar Tabassum Siddiqui Author 1 year ago

      Thanks that you liked the recipe. Your feedback is quite valuable to us.

  2. Avatar Tony Lewis 12 months ago

    This is a fantastic recipe, Love it and thank you for it.

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