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Mutton Pulao

Mutton Pulao is a popular Indian Main
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Serves 6


300 g - mutton, pieces

1.5 cups - basmati rice, washed and soaked in water

1 - large onion, sliced

1 - large tomato, peeled and chopped

1 - large potato, quartered and fried

4 - Cloves

1 inch - Cinnamon

3 tsp - Garlic paste

3 tsp - Ginger paste

2 tbsp - coriander, paste

1 tbsp - fennel seeds, powdered

1 tsp - Red Chilli powder

1 tsp - cumin powder

1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder

1/4 cup - oil

1 tbsp - Yoghurt



  1. Pressure cook the mutton in 2 cups of water to which salt, a little turmeric powder, cloves and a piece of cinnamon has been added.
  2. Heat another skillet.
  3. Add oil.
  4. Once its hot, add the onions.
  5. Stir-fry until fragrant and golden brown.
  6. Add tomatoes and fry until soft.
  7. Add ginger and garlic pastes.
  8. Fry for a minute until the raw smell disappears.
  9. Add the cooked mutton pieces and yogurt.
  10. Cook for 3 mins.
  11. Add the fried potatoes.
  12. Add the powdered spices and salt.
  13. Roast for 2 mins.
  14. Add water to cook the rice. Bring to a boil.
  15. Add the drained rice.
  16. Cook on low flame for 20 mins until all the water has been absorbed by the rice.
  17. Serve hot with a salad and a vegetable dish on the side.
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