Yakhni Pulao by Zarnak Sidhwa

Published 3 years ago  in Main-Course, Most Searched, Zarnak Sidhwa
 

 

Yakhni Pulao
Ingredients:
Chicken 1 kg
Rice (soaked) 1-1/2 cups
Oil 2 tbsp
Cloves 4-5
Black cardamoms 4
Star anise 1
Green cardamoms 4-5
Cinnamon 2 one-inch sticks
Bay leaves 4
Black peppercorns 1-½ tbsp
Fried onions 1/2 cup
Ginger-garlic paste 1 tbsp
Coriander seeds 2 tbsp
Fennel seeds 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Chicken stock cubes 2
Yogurt 1/2 cup
Salt to taste

Method:
Heat oil. Add cloves, black cardamoms, star anise, green cardamoms, cinnamon and sauté till fragrant. Add 2 bay leaves and 1 tbsp black peppercorns and sauté for a minute. Add chicken, cover and cook. Add fried onions, ginger-garlic paste and sauté. Add hot water and mix. Tie coriander seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, 2 bay leaves and remaining black peppercorns in a muslin cloth and add it to the chicken. Add chicken stock cubes, yogurt, salt and rice and mix well. Cover and cook for 10-12 minutes or till both rice and chicken are cooked. Serve hot

 

 
 

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