Nawabi Pulao Recipe

Nawabi Pulao Recipe
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Nawabi Pulao is a very popular and delectable dish from the Hyderabadi cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Nawabi Pulao by following this easy recipe.
Nawabi Pulao Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.5 / 10 (8 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1/2 kg Chicken
  • 1/4 kg Mutton
  • 1 cup Curd (yogurt)
  • 1/2 kg Rice
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 Onions
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas (shelled)
  • 1 pod Garlic
  • 1 big piece Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Rose Water
  • Oil
  • Salt (to taste)
How to make Nawabi Pulao:
  • Soak rice in water for 15 minutes. Cook it with salt and water. Set aside.
  • Clean the mutton and chop it into cubes and join the chicken.
  • Boil the eggs and keep them aside. Boil green peas with salt and keep aside. Also, slice onions and keep aside.
  • Grind ginger and garlic to make a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add sliced onions and ginger-garlic paste and fry well.
  • Add mutton cubes and fry for a few minutes. Then, add in jointed chicken and fry well.
  • Pour in 3 cups of water and salt to taste. Continue to cook on low heat, until the meat is tender and the gravy thickens to 1/3rd.
  • Add some more oil and well-beaten curd. Cook on low heat, until the curd is absorbed by the meats. Finally, add rose water.
  • Take a heavy bottomed vessel and arrange alternate layers of rice and cooked meat, ensuring that the first and last layer consists of rice.
  • Place the vessel in an oven and cook until the rice grains separate from each other.
  • Garnish with boiled eggs and boiled green peas before serving.

Reviews and Ratings:
um ebrahim posted 04/04/2011
Cooking is my favrite job I l c