Afghan kabuli pulao recipe

Afghan Kabuli pulao recipe

Ingredients

1 1/2 kg Golden sella rice

1 kg Chicken or stewing lamb

1/2 cup oil

4 Onions thinly sliced

4 Garlic piece minced

Half tbs salt and black pepper

4 carrots (peeled and shredded )

Half cup red raisins (washed and drained)

Half tbs Cardamom powder

1 tbs Cumin seeds powder

Half tbs Gram masala

1 ltr Boil water

half cup almonds -peeled and  sliced

2 tbs sugar

Step-1

In a large bowl wash and drain the rice in 3 to 4 changes of water,then add more water to cover the rice and set aside to soak for about 1 or 2 hours,

Step-2

Heat half cup of oil in a large heavy,bottomed pot,add the meat or chicken to get a little brown,then add onions and sauté until cooked and softened,5 to 10 mins then add the garlic and other spices for another min,

Step-3

Add boil water and let it boil about half an hour in simmering flame ,

Until the meat is fork tender,

Step-4

Drain the sautéed rice and add it to the boiling stuff and stir it,

Return to a boil and cook the rice for about 5 to 10 mins until it gets drained,if needed more water then add boil water do not stir alot ,

Step-5

Heat half cup of remaining oil in a pan on medium flame ,add the carrots and sauté it for about 5 mins to soften,

Then stir in the sugar and continue to cook for 2 min then stir in the raisins for 2 mins taking care not to let it burn,

Remove from the heat carefully and add cardamom powder and set aside,

Step-6

Keep the sautéed carrots and raisins in a corner on top of the rice be sure that the rice gets drained properly,

Then cover the cap with a clean cloth and keep it on a low flame for about 5 to 10 mins,

Now take out the sautéed carrots and raisins side on a plate,

Take out the rice first on a dish then spread the carrots and raisins and almonds on top and serve,

Enjoy the yummy afghani pulao 😋👍🏻

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