- Serves: 5 People
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cooking: 30 minutes
- Calories: 313
- Difficulty: easy
Moti pulao may also be called 'Kofta Pulao' with meatballs being called as 'moti' (pearls) in the rice.
It's an absolutely scrumptious recipe and very, very easy to make!
- _____________For Chicken stock or Yakhni__________________
- Add water, chicne bones and all spices into a pan and let it cook until the water reduced to 4 glass.
- Strain the stock or yakhni and keep aside.
- _________________For Moti or Kofta___________________
- Add mince in a chopper along with all other ingredients of kofta.
- Chop into a fine paste and take out in a bowl.
- Grease the hands with oil and shape the meat into small size balls.
- _________________For Pulao_________________________
- Put a wok on medium flame and add oil and chopped onion in it.
- Fry the onion till golden brown.
- Then add cumin seeds, cloves, black pepper corns, ginger garlic paste, salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and mix every thing well.
- Now add prepared kofta in this gravy and mix with gentle hands so that meat balls should not get cracked.
- Cook the meat balls for minute and then add yogurt in it.
- Give a good mix and cover the pan for 5 minutes so that meat balls could be cooked.
- After the time take the lid off and fry the meat balls on high flame for 2-3 minutes so that the raw smell of chicken should be gone.
- Now add chicken stock in it and let it boil on high flame.
- After the boil add soaked and drain rice in it.
- Cover the pan and cook again on high flame till the water dries in 5-6 minutes.
- Give a gentle mix to the rice, cover the pan again and now let the rice cook in steam for about 15 minutes on very low flame.
- After the time rice are cooked take out in serving dish.
- ___________________Note: You may even add store bough chicken stock in the pulao if you want.
- The salt is not added in the stock but you can add it as per your choice.
- Instead of yogurt if you want you can add tomato in the pulao.
- Fresh coriander or mint is not part of this recipe but you may garnish your pulao if you want.
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