Lucknowi Motton Yakhni Pulao Recipe

Lucknowi Mutton Yakhni Pulao is a traditional Indian rice dish cooked with tender mutton pieces and fragrant spices. The dish is known for its rich and aromatic flavors, with the mutton cooked in a flavorful broth made from yogurt and spices. The rice is then cooked in this broth, absorbing all the delicious flavors. This Lucknowi specialty is a perfect choice for special occasions or when you want to treat yourself to a flavorful and satisfying meal.

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1hr 10minstotal
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1hr Cook
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Ingredients for Lucknowi Motton Yakhni Pulao Recipe

  • 166.67 gram Mutton, Cut Into Pieces
  • 0.67 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1.33 cup Water
  • 0.33 cup Yogurt
  • 0.67 Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 0.67 tablespoon Ghee
  • 0.67 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.33 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.33 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.33 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1.50 Le Spices
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Fried Onions And Mint Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Lucknowi Motton Yakhni Pulao Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat ghee and add whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves.
  • STEP 2.Add sliced onions and cook until golden brown. Then add ginger-garlic paste and saut茅 for a minute.
  • STEP 3.Add mutton pieces and cook until they are browned. Then add yogurt, salt, and spices like turmeric, red chili powder, and garam masala.
  • STEP 4.Pour in enough water to cover the mutton and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and let it simmer until the mutton is tender.
  • STEP 5.In a separate pot, cook basmati rice until it is 70% cooked. Drain the rice and layer it over the cooked mutton.
  • STEP 6.Cover the pot with a tight-fitting lid and cook on low heat for about 20 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 7.Once done, gently fluff the rice with a fork and serve the Lucknowi Mutton Yakhni Pulao hot.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fried onions, mint leaves, and serve with raita or a side salad.

Cooking Tips

  • Marinating the mutton in yogurt and spices for a few hours or overnight will enhance the flavors.
  • Use good quality basmati rice for the best results.
  • You can add saffron strands soaked in milk for a beautiful aroma and color.
  • For a vegetarian version, you can replace the mutton with vegetables like carrots, peas, and potatoes.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Lucknowi Mutton Yakhni Pulao can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the pulao in a microwave or on the stovetop with a little water to prevent it from drying out.
  • Serve the pulao hot as a main course dish, accompanied by raita or a side salad.
Nutrition
value
635
calories per serving
27 g Fat29 g Protein68 g Carbs23 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Carbs
    68g
  • Fiber
    23g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    68g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Fiber
    23g

Fats

  • Fat
    27g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    341mg
  • Iron
    13mg
  • Vitamin A
    1466mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    137mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    3mcg
  • Vitamin C
    63mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    282mg
  • Manganese
    15mg
  • Phosphorus
    351mg
  • Selenium
    16mcg
  • Zinc
    7mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp