Mutton Pulao is one of the famous cuisines from Kashmir. Here is I present you with the complete recipe for Mutton Pulao.
Mutton Pulao Recipe:
Objective: Learn how to make Mutton Pulao here.
Preparation Time: 5-7 minutes
Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes
Total time: 30-35 minutes
Cuisine: Indian (kashmiri)
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Video: Video showing the detailed Mutton Pulao recipe
Video duration: 10:21 minutes.
Recipe Specific Ingredients:
Mutton: 500 Gms
Basmati Rice: 1 1/2 Cups
Almonds: 1 cup
Cashews: 1 Cup
Safron: 10-12 strands
Asafoetida: 1 pinch
Cumin Seeds: 1 tea spoon
Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
Ginger Powder: 1 tsp
Fennel Powder: 2 tea spoons
Pepper Corn: 1 tsp
Big Cardamom: 5-6 Pieces
Green Cardamoms: 3-4 Nos.
Cinnamon: 2 pieces of 1 inc
Bay leaves: 3-4
Salt: 1 tsp (as per taste)
Clarified Butter (Ghee): 1/2 Cups
How to do basic preparation for Mutton Pulao Recipe:
Grind 1 piece of cinnamon, 3-4 big cardamoms and 1 tsp of pepper corns to fine powder.
Keep the dry fruits to be added ready.
Wash the mutton well with fresh water.
Soak the saffron in some water.
How to Cook Mutton for Mutton Pulao:
Heat some Ghee (Clarified butter) in a cooker.
Add 1 piece of Cinnamon, 3-4 Big cardamoms, 3-4 Green cardamoms, 2-3 bay leaves, 2-3 cloves and 1 tsp of pepper corns.
Also add the dry fruits, one cup almonds and one cup of cashews. Mix well.
Add the mutton pieces. Let the water dry out and then saute the mutton and fruits.
Add 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 2 tsp fennel powder and 1/2 Ginger powder and mix well.
Add little water and mix well so that the spices don’t burn.
Add two glasses of water and close the lid of the cooker and wait for the whistle. Cok for another 7-10 minutes on low flame for mutton to get tender.
Remove the steam and open the lid.
Separate the stock and the mutton pieces using a seive. We will use this stock ith rice.
Add the rice in a rice cooker.
Add the stock and some water depending upon the quantity of rice. For 1 and 1/2 cups I will add a total of 3 glasses of stock and water combined.
Add 1 tsp cumin seeds and add the mutton and mix well.
Add the saffron water and the grinded spices and mix again.
Cover the lid and let it cook till the rice (Pulao) gets ready.
Your Pulao is ready. Dish it out and garnish it with some dry fruits and it is ready to serve.
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