May 30, 2013

COORG MUTTON PULAV


Ingredients

6 cup Basmati Rice
1 Kg Mutton
Salt

For Masala

2 tsp coriander seeds
2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp black pepper powder
1/4 tsp jeera seeds
1" dalchini
4 cloves
3 cardamoms
1 tsp khuskhus
Juice of 1 lemon
 For seasoning
1/2 cup ghee
1/2 cup dalda
To grind separately 
1 full garlic,
4 green chillies
1 big piece ginger
1 medium bunch of coriander leaves
3 stalks of mint leaves
2 large onion

Method 
  • In a cooker put dalda and ghee, add chopped onion and fry till medium brown.
  • Then add green masala and fry well. Add the other masala, mutton and fry well adding a little water, and pressure cook it for 18-20 minutes.
  • Uncover and add the lemon juice. The gravy must be thick and the oil should float on top. Keep the lid closed.
Preparation for Rice
  •  wash and soak the rice for an hour. Boil water and add two cardamoms and salt then put the rice.
  • cook it till it is 3/4 done.
  • strain the rice and put it on a big plate/ thali.
  • Add the mutton masala and gently mix it with the help of fork.
  • Put  it back in to the vessel and seal the lid with flour paste.
  • Keep a tawa on medium heat and keep the vessel on it for an hour.