Baghali Polo Recipe

Baghali Polo Recipe
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Baghali Polo Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
  • 500 g Basmati Rice
  • 500 g Mutton
  • 375 g Dill (chopped)
  • 150 g Dried Lima Beans
  • 1 medium Onion (sliced)
  • 1/3 cup Oil
  • ¼ tsp Saffron (ground)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
How to make Baghali Polo:
  • Soak rice in lukewarm water for 3-4 hours.
  • Slice mutton into small pieces, separating the fat.
  • Heat little oil in a pan and fry onion until golden brown.
  • Add meat, salt, and pepper. Stir and cook on low flame, until meat turns tender.
  • Combine Lima beans with water and boil until soft.
  • Heat 8-12 cups water in a pan and bring to a boil. Remove the extra water from the rice and mix the rice in the boiling water. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add cooked beans with the rice and then strain it cleaning with lukewarm water. Next toss it lightly.
  • Take oil in a pan and get it to boil. Layer the rice first then coat it up with dill and finally add on meat. Repeat the process until rice is over.
  • Dig 5-6 holes into rice. Cook it covered for 2-3 min on medium flame.
  • Heat ¼ cup water with little oil in a pan and put it on the rice. Then cover the pan with cloth tightly. Cook it for 45 min-1 hr on low flame. Then take it off heat and let it cool.
  • Mix saffron with 1 tbsp hot water and mix in 3 tbsp cooked rice.
  • Lightly toss the rice and transfer it into serving bowl. Top up with saffron rice.