Yakhni Pulao Recipe

Shireen Anwar Posted By: fahmeeda,

Yakhni Pulao is a Pakistani recipe originated from Punjab province. Yakhni Pulao is a main course meal, prepared with rice and yakni of meat (usually mutton) and some other spices like cloves, chillis, onions and cumin. While cooking this recipe, yukhni is permeated into rice which is the actual specialty of the dish. If you cook it with perfection, it's taste will beat all the other rice recipes. Here is the recipe of yakhni palao by chef Shireen Anwar.

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Yakhni Pulao
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Mutton 1 kg
Water 16 cups
• Green chilies 6
Garlic Cloves 13
• 1/2 KG Basmati RIce
• Onion 1 large slIced
• White cumin 1 tsp
• Black cumin 1/2 tsp
• Small green Cardamoms 5
• Big Cardamoms 3
Cinnamon sticks 3 pieces
Star anise (baadyan ka phol) 1
• Whole black pepper 11
Cloves 5
• Yogurt whisked 1 cup
Oil/ Ghee 3/4 cups
Salt to taste


Yakhni Pulao Method / Tarika:

1. Soak rice in water for half an hour. Than Cook mutton with garlic cloves, green chilies, little bit salt and water till tender and so much so that it left with 2-3 cups of stock in it.
2. Heat up oil in a pan and fry onion till light golden brown
3. Add white cumin, black cumin, cinnamon sticks, star anise, small cardamoms, big cardamoms, cloves and black pepper whole and add meat in the pan, without stock. Fry for 3-4 minutes and add yogurt, cook for 4-5 minutes.
4. Measure 7-1/2 cups of stock with water and pour in the pan.
5. Add soaked rice too, without its water. Cook for 5 minutes on a high flame and on a low flame for 10 minutes than turn off the stove and let it be placed on the stove for 5-6 minutes for DAM. Now its ready to Serve with garnishing.

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Reviews & Comments (89)

Abeera Khan - Lahore Sep 30, 2015
My sister recommend me this recipe as i first time tried then at home, what a memorable day for me because it has the way of touching the hearts, very simple ingredients and method as well
Alizah Naveed - Lahore Sep 18, 2015
Pulao recipes like yakhni flavor is one of the top selected food item in my family, i made it by following the method of yours... it was a nice experience that i made it myself without taking any help.. Its all about you KFoods.. keep it up
Shahida Salman - Lahore Sep 14, 2015
My younger kids ever loved your way of cooking desi food items, cooking method is very simple, thanks KFoods once again for the best and simple cooking method and its very tasteful as we want...
Horiya Najmi - Islamabad Sep 11, 2015
Norma and in yakhni style wow both are two hot recipes! what a taste and a very healthy combination, i must try it at home and please also share it in steps of images that everyone can understand easily the method with ingredients..
Mariyum Mughal - Karachi Sep 07, 2015
looks nice and very easy. very few steps so in my opinion it is not a very difficult to make in a large quantity and complicated recipe. I can just do it in a day and hopeful taste in my hands will impress everyone.


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