Green Masala Meat Pilaf (Palau)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - meat either beef or mutton cut into pieces
  • 1/2 kg - Basmati rice or any other long grain rice
  • 3 - onions sliced finely
  • 2 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1 cup - oil or ghee
  • 3 - small sticks of cinnamon
  • 3 - cloves
  • 3 - cardamoms
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 1 cup - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp - fresh mint
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - coconut paste
  • 6 - green chillies

How to Make Green Masala Meat Pilaf (Palau)

  • Wash the meat and boil it with extra water and a little salt till nicely cooked.
  • Remove the meat and keep aside.
  • Grind the coriander leaves, coconut paste and chillies together to a paste.
  • Heat the oil or ghee in a big vessel and saute the whole spices, mint, ginger garlic paste and onions till brown.
  • Add the ground paste and fry well.
  • Add sufficient water to the soup to make it 4 cups.
  • Add this to the masala and bring to boil.
  • When boiling, reduce heat and add the rice, salt and cooked meat.
  • Mix well and cook on low heat till done.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes