Yakhni Pulao ( Recipe )

Yakhni Pulao

Yakhni Pulao

Yakhni Pulao is a Kashmiri tasty recipe dish of rice and meat, where mutton and rice are stewed along in yakhni or tasteful mutton stock. Yakhni pulao may be served with just an easy vegetable raita however you'll be able to go all out.

CourseMain Course
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 People


  • 100GramsMutton ( बकरे का मांस )
  • 200GramsSoaked Rice ( भीगे चावल )
  • 100GramsCurd ( दही )
  • 1tbspGaram Masala Powder ( गरम मसाला पाउडर )
  • 2PcsGarlic Flakes ( खड़ा लहसुन )
  • 1PcsGinger ( अदरक )
  • 1PcsChopped Onion ( कटा हुआ प्याज )Large
  • 4PcsGreen Chilies ( हरी मिर्च )
  • 1/2tbspRed Chili powder ( लाल मिर्च पाउडर )
  • 2PcsEgg ( अंडा )
  • Salt to taste ( नमक स्वाद अनुसार )
  • 2tbspButter ( मक्खन )


  1. Wash the mutton properly.

  2. Cut into pieces.

  3. Grind garlic flakes and ginger to make a paste.

  4. Mix ginger garlic paste, Garam Masala, curd, 1/2 liter water and salt with mutton.

  5. Boil it for 5 minutes in a pressure cooker.

  6. Fry onions and green chilies in oil till it turns brown.

  7. Mix the mutton stock obtained from the final washing of the mutton pieces to the soaked rice.

  8. Boil it till it gets half cooked.

  9. Now add boiled mutton pieces and salt to half cooked rice.

  10. Cook it till it gets cooked properly.

  11. Adorn with boiled eggs or green chilies.


Punam Paul

Punam Paul

Punam Paul is Indian chef with passion to cook and serve Indian food both vegetarian and non-vegetarian with love. She has been school teacher who quit a 8-years-old job and founded the cooking website, punampaul.com

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