How to make Coorgi Mutton Pulao -

Bursting with flavour this pulao made in the Coorgi style is really very tasty.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Basmati rice (बासमती चावल)

Cuisine : Coorg

Course : Rice

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Coorgi Mutton Pulao

Coorgi Mutton Pulao Recipe Card


Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Coorgi Mutton Pulao Recipe

  • Mutton cut into 1 inch pieces 450 grams

  • Basmati rice soaked for 20 minutes 1½ cups

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Masala:

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1 tablespoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Green cardamoms 4-5

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chutney:

  • Fresh mint sprigs 10-15

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 10-15

  • Garlic cloves 4-5

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Onion 1 small

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

To prepare masala, grind together cloves, poppy seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns, green cardamoms, cinnamon, turmeric powder, chilli powder, cumin powder and salt to a fine powder. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

To prepare green chutney, grind together, coriander sprigs, mint sprigs, garlic, ginger and green chillies. Roughly chop onion, add to the grinder jar with salt and grind again to a fine paste.

Step 3

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add sliced onion and sauté till golden.

Step 4

Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan. Drain and rice and sauté for a minute. Add 3-3½ cups water and salt, cover and cook for 5 minutes or till half done. Switch off heat, cover and set aside.

Step 5

Put mutton in the cooker, mix and saute till mutton is a light brown in colour. Add the masala powder and mix well. Add green chutney and mix well. Add some water, mix, cover and pressure cook till 3-4 whistles.

Step 6

Add some water and lemon juice and mix well. Put the prepared rice over the mutton mixture, reduce heat, cover and cook for 2 whistles.

Step 7

Serve hot garnished with a coriander spring.

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