Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Baghali Polo

Posted by sandhya at 7/31/2013 12:38:00 AM
Baghali Polo is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Baghali Polo by following this easy recipe.


• 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.

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