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Gos No Pulao ( Mutton Pulao )

Ingredients
  Basmati rice 1 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Mutton 2 Kilogram
  Ginger garlic paste 2 Tablespoon
  Potatoes 1 Kilogram
  Chilies 10
  Black peppercorns 20
  Saffron 1 Pinch
  Food coloring 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Yellow Color)
  Mace 1 Teaspoon (Javantri)
  Star anise 2 (Badian)
  Caraway seeds 1 Teaspoon (Shahjeera)
  Cloves 4
  Cinnamon 1 Inch
  Nutmeg 1⁄2
  Cardamom 2
  Curd 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onions 2 Large, finely chopped
  Onions 2 Large, finely sliced
  Tomatoes 4 Large
  Bay leaves 4
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cashew nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), fried
  Eggs 6 , cut into quarters
  Salt To Taste
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Divide the rice into two portions. Boil
one half with a pinch of Jelabi colour and
2 bay leaves in salted water. Drain the
rice and set aside.
Cook the other half in salted water with 2 bay leaves and when soft, drain and set aside.
2. Grind all the spices finely. Marinate the washed mutton pieces in ginger-garlic paste, curds and salt for 10 minutes.
3. Deep fry the slicedonions. Skin and cube the potatoes. Salt them and deep fry them till soft. Set aside.
4. Place the chopped onions along with
1 1/2 cups of ghee in which the onions
and potatoes were fried. Cook until light
brown and then add the ground spices.
Stir for 2 minutes and add the mutton
pieces. Cook for 5-7 minutes in the
masala and then add 4-5 cups of water
and cook in a pressure cooker until soft.
5. Empty the mutton and gravy into a large
vessel and burn off the excess liquid until
2 cups of gravy is left.
6. Fry the raisins and cashewnuts. Boil the eggs. Peel and cut vertically into 4 pieces.
7. Layer the pulao with white rice, mutton, potatoes and a final layer of saffron rice. Garnish the top layer with fried onions, cashewnuts, eggs and raisins. Cover tightly with foil, place a lid on the vessel and keep over a low flame for 20 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Servings: 
18

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