Bengali Mutton Pilau Rice

Bengali Mutton Pilau Rice
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A traditional Bengali dish of mutton, rice and peas cooked in ghee and aromatic spices.

Category: side dish


Prep Time: 30 min
Total Time: 2 hr 15 min

4 tbs oil
1.5kg mutton, cut into curry pieces
1 large onion, chopped into chunks
2 inch piece of ginger, grated/minced
4 cloves garlic, grated/minced
3 bay leaves
1 cinnamon stick/ cassia bark, snapped
4 green cardamoms
5 cloves
1 tsp turmeric
2 tsps ground cumin
1 tsp salt
1 medium onion, finely sliced
4 tbs ghee/oil
2 bay leaves
1 cinnamon stick/cassia bark snapped
1 tsp whole black peppercorns
1 tsp whole zeera
3 mugs rice, washed and soaked for 20 mins
5 mugs of boiling water
3 cups frozen peas
4 to 5 whole green chillies
1 tsp salt plus more to season


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