LAMB PILAU / PULAO – A ONE-POT PAKISTANI LAMB PILAF RECIPE:
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- 4 tbsp oil
- 3 onions, sliced
- 10 cloves garlic
- 1.5 tbsp freshly grated garlic
- 750 grams lamb, bone-in
- 2 tbsp whole cumin seeds
- 4 tsp salt, or to taste
- 1 finger-sized piece of whole cinnamon
- 2.5 cups white basmati rice, soaked for a minimum of 30 minutes
Whole Spices for the Muslin Cloth (Potli)
- 2.5 tbsp whole coriander seeds
- 2.5 tbsp black peppercorns
- 2 bay leaf
- 10 green cardamoms
- 3 black cardamoms
- 5 whole cloves
- 0.5-star anise
Methods To Make:
- In a deep pot, heat the oil and add the sliced onions. Fry these, ensure you stir so they are evenly browning.
- Once the onions have become translucent, soft and are beginning to show golden colour, add the garlic, ginger and cumin seeds. Fry for a few moments.
- Add the lamb. Ensure the lamb is completely dry, otherwise, the lamb won’t brown as well. Fry the lamb alongside everything else, stirring to ensure nothing is burning and everything is browning evenly.
- Once the lamb has been browned to your liking, add your muslin cloth with all the whole spices wrapped and tied into it, the cinnamon stick, salt and 5.5 cups of water. I keep the cinnamon stick out of the muslin cloth as I like the fragrance it gives the rice, which intensifies as it sits
- Bring a boil, then cover and simmer on low for 45 minutes
- Once the broth has been cooked, check the salt. Your broth should have a slightly too-salty taste
- Add in the pre-soaked rice. You’ll need to check there is enough water – the way I do this is I put my finger in so the tip of my finger touches the rice. The water should be coming up to the first line on my finger. If it is too little, add some more water in till it reaches that level. If it is too much, scoop a bit out using a cup. I personally find the quantity of water I’ve stated in step 4 to be sufficient water and I don’t need to add any more, but it is best to check yourself
- Cook this on high, scraping once or twice from the sides to ensure the rice isn’t sticking to the pot. Do this carefully ensuring you do not break the rice.
- Once the water has mostly been absorbed but the rice still looks moist, cover with a tight lid and turn the heat down to the lowest possible heat. Steam this for 20 minutes
- Finally, fluff up with a fork or spoon carefully and allow to rest again for at least 10 minutes before serving
Pilau is often garnished with fried onion, as shown in the images. Two fried onions for garnishing purposes should suffice for 3 cups of rice
Please note, you do not need to remove the muslin cloth of spices until serving time