mutton zafrani pulao

Mutton Zafrani Pulao

An elegant style of Pulao. Mutton zafrani pulao.Cooked with meat, all spices and saffron, that is why it is called zafrani pulao. It has very different taste than a normal pulao. You have a dinner/party at your home and you want to cook a rice dish which is easy and mind blowing. Trust me and choose this one. It’s very easy to cook and nothing less than a biryani.

Serving = 6


List 1,

  • Mutton with bones   1 kg
  • Onion  2
  • Oil  1/4 cup
  • Rice  550 g
  • Salt 2-3 tsp  or as required
  • Green chili  2-3
  • Fresh coriander  hand full
  • Yogurt  250 g
  • Saffron   a pinch
  • Milk  1/4 cup

List 2,

  • Turmeric powder  1/2 tbsp
  • Garlic paste  2 tsp
  • Small cardamom   3
  • Big cardamom  4
  • Bay leaf  1
  • Cinnamon stick   1 small
  • Star anise  2
  • Cloves  5-6


mutton zafrani pulao
1. Heat a pan add oil and finely sliced onion.
mutton zafrani pulao
2. Fry onions until light brown, then add all list 2 ingredients. Stir few seconds, do not burn it.
mutton zafrani pulao
3. Add green chilies.
mutton zafrani pulao
4. Add meat.
mutton zafrani pulao
5. Stir it on high heat until all extra juices from meat evaporates and you see oil with sides of pan.
6. Add yogurt.Mix well.
mutton zafrani pulao
7. Add 1 cup of water and let it cook for 1 hour or until meat is nicely tender.
mutton zafrani pulao
8. When meat is nicely tender, add 2 cups of water in it, let the water boil then add rice(soak rice for half hour before adding) and cook them on high heat until all water evaporates.
mutton zafrani pulao
9. Heat 1/4 cup milk ,add in saffron ,stir and pour on rice.
mutton zafrani pulao
Pour saffron mil on it, cover it with tight lid and cook on low flame for 10 minutes.
mutton zafrani pulao
mutton zafrani pulao
mutton zafrani pulao
Mutton zafrani pulao is ready
mutton zafrani pulao
Mutton zafrani pulao

Serve it with Cucumber Raita (Recipe)

cucumber raita
Cucumber Raita




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