Saffron Rice – Zafrani Pulao Recipe

Saffron is enriched with so many properties; gives taste to several sweet and salty recipes, works wonder to restore skin texture and beauty and great as well against several ailments. Keeping in view the countless properties of saffron; i have picked for you a yummy Zafrani Pulao or Saffron rice recipe. Let’s learn making Zafrani Pulao.

Saffron Rice Recipe - Zafrani Pulao Recipe

Saffron Rice – Zafrani Pulao Recipe Ingredients

  • Mutton … 1 kg
  • Rice … 1 kg
  • Oil … 1 Cup
  • Onion … 2 Cups Sliced
  • Ginger Garlic Paste … 2 tbsp
  • Salt … 1 tbsp
  • Chili Powder … ½ tbsp
  • Green Chilies … 15
  • Tomatoes … 2
  • Black Cardamom … 2
  • Black Pepper … 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon … 2 Sticks
  • Cloves … 1 tsp
  • White Cumin Seeds … 1 tsp
  • Aalo Bukhara … 10
  • Saffron Essence … ½ tsp Mixed with ¼ Cup Milk

Saffron Rice – Zafrani Pulao Recipe Cooking Steps

Step 1:

Put into a cooking pot; 4 cup water, mutton, whole green chilies, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, salt, cumin, cloves, cinnamon sticks, black peppercorns, black cardamom and place over flame.

Step 2:

Also add pre-soaked plums into the mutton and let the mutton be cooked over low flame for half an hour.

Step 3:

Add chopped tomatoes into the mutton and fry until the mutton is almost done.

Step 4:

Heat cooking oil into a separate pot and golden fry onion into it.

Step 5:

Add ¼ cup of water into the fried onion and then fry mutton into it.

Step 6:

When the mutton is fried; add 3 cup water and bring to boil; add pre-soaked rice.

Step 7:

Cook rice for 10 minutes until water evaporates.

Step 8:

Cook the rice over very low flame after the water is evaporated so that the rice may get fully done.

Step 9:

Finally mix saffron mixed milk into the rice and remove from hearth; enjoy.

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