Kabli (Afghani) Pulao recipe by maham.
Aromatic basmati Rice With Carrots, Raisins, Spices and meat.
Keywords: pilaf, kabuli
Basmati Rice - 3 cups
Beef - 1 kg, Cubed
Onions - 2 pcs, large(finely chopped)
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Cloves - 1 tsp
Black pepper - 1 tsp, Whole
Salt to taste
Carrots - 2 medium, grated
Raisins - 1/2 cup
Oil - 1/3 cup
Heat oil in a pot. Fry chopped onions until light brown.
Now add meat and fry till brown.
Add water, salt and pepper, cloves and simmer till tender.
Remove the meat. Cook until 1 cup of stock remains.
In a seperate pan cook the grated carrots in oil until brown.
Add raisins and fry til plump. Drain and set aside.
Parboil the rice (boil until al dente - do not completely cook the rice!!) and drain the rice.
Place the rice into a large pan.
Sprinkle zeera (cumin seeds). Pour the meat stock over it and stir.
Layer the meat and half of the carrot-raisin mixture over rice.
Cover the pan tightly and place it in a hot over for 40 mins.
Sprinkle the rest of carrot-raisin mixture on top and serve.