Kabuli Pulao Recipe | Easy to make Tender Meat | Original Afghani recipe by Mayelas Kitchen


Kabuli Pulao (Afghani Pulao) is a delicious recipe from Afghanistan. It is famous for its Tender meat and tasteful rice. It is easy to make and does not requires a lot of ingredients. But when you will serve it then eaters are going to think that you did something extra ordinary to make them as it tastes different from our regular Pakistani Pulao's.

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Preparation time: 05 minutes
Cooking time: 2 hours


Meat Preparing Ingredients

Mutton Meat - 1.5 kg - Bakrai ka gosht
Garlic - 1 Bulb / Gathi - Lehsan
Black Cardamoms - 2 pc - Kali Ilayachi
Cinnamon - 2 pcs - Daar Cheeni
Water - 4 Liter - Pani
Salt - 1.5 tbsp - Namak

Spices and Rice Ingredients 

Rice - 3 glass - Chaawal
Onions - 2 pcs - Payaz
Tomatoes - 2 pcs 
Cooking Oil -  Half cup
Whole Cumin - 1 tbsp - Sabit Zeera
Raisins - Half cup - Mewa / Kishmish
Almonds - Half cup - Badaam
Desi Oil - 30 ml - Desi Ghee
Carrots - 4 pcs - Gajar
Salt - 1 tbsp - Namak
Black pepper powder - 1 tbsp - Kali mirch powder
Water as required


Preparing Meat

First we will take a Cooking pot and put all above mentioned Meat Preparing Ingredients in it. We will put it on Medium flame to cook for about 1.5 hours. 

After 1.5 hours meat will become tender, juicy and will break easily. Take Meat out in a bowl and strain remaining soup in a jug.

Preparing Spices

Now take a cooking pot and put oil in it. After oil gets hot, add cumin and Saute it. 
Now add meat in it which we prepared before. Saute meat for 2 to 3 mins. After Sauteing meat add sliced onions in it. When onions become soft and their color changes then add sliced tomatoes in it and mix them well. 
If you spices are sticking with cooking pot then add some water in it and cover the lid of the pot. Let it cook for 3 to 4 minutes on medium flame to make onions and tomatoes softer.  
When our vegetables become soft, we can adjust salt and black pepper. I just added 1 tbsp salt and 1 tbsp black pepper powder, you can use it as your requirement. Mix them and Saute them.
When oil appears on side of the cooking pot and our meat gets well Saute then take it out again in another bowl. 

Roast Ingredients

Some ingredients have to be roast. We will roast our almonds, raisins and carrots in Desi Ghee. First roast almonds and while roasting them near the end time add raisins. When they are ready take them out. Now add carrots in remaining Desi Ghee and take them out when they are ready. 

Preparing Rice

We soaked rice in water 30 minutes before cooking. Now we will first add a glass of soup which we strained while boiling the meat. For 3 glass rice you will need 4.5 glass water. We got only 1.5 glass soup, so we added 3 glass water to fulfill our demand. You will also do the same. 
After adding water put it on medium flame with lid covered. When water starts to boil add rice in it and stir it once only with spoon. 

After 2 to 3 minutes water will get dry. Now add meat, carrots, Almonds and Raisins over rice. Now take a large napkin and put cooking pots lid on it. Now catch the napkin from four sides and put it on the cooking pot. Put heavy weight over it. Put it on low flame for 5 minutes. 
After 5 minutes open the lid and mix your rice. They are ready, Enjoy with your family and friends. 

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