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Ahmedabadi Mutton Pulao Recipe

Ahmedabadi Mutton Pulao Ingredients:

  • 1½ kilogram mutton, cubed
  • 25 g ginger paste
  • 25 g garlic paste
  • 25-50 g green chillies paste
  • whole garam masala (consisting of 2 large cardamoms, 2 sticks cinnamon 2 inch each, 3-4 cloves, 3-4 whole black peppercorns)
  • ½ teaspoon black cumin seed
  • ½ ltr water
  • ½ kilogram sliced onions
  • 350 g yogurt
  • 1 kilogram rice
  • 250 g potatoes, quartered
  • Pinch of saffron (crushed and mixed in milk) or food colouring
  • Salt
  • Oil

How to make Ahmedabadi Mutton Pulao

  • Boil the meat along with ginger, garlic, salt and green chillies. When the meat is half cooked add potatoes. Remove from heat when nearly cooked and the liquid has evaporated. In a separate pan heat the oil, add whole garam masala, cumin seeds and sliced onions. When brown, drain and crush the onions. Mix the whipped yogurt with the onion into the meat mixture and keep this aside.
  • Rice: Soak rice for 30 minutes, boil in a large pan till partially done and drain. In another large pan place a layer of mutton and rice. With the handle of a spoon make three or four holes in the rice and pour in the food color or saffron. Place the pan on an iron griddle and let it cook on low heat for 10-20 minutes or until rice is done.

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