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Firni (Rice Pudding)

firni (rice pudding)

Firni or Rice pudding is a dish made from rice mixed with milk and other ingredients such as cinnamon, vanilla, and raisins. This is used for cold desserts in summer in Pakistan and India. In England, we normally bake the rice pudding but today we going to make it on the flame.

Ingredients for Firni (Rice pudding):

  • 1/2 Rice
  • 1 and 1/2 liter Milk
  • 2tbsp Butter/Ghee
  • 1cup Sugar
  • 1tsp Crushed Cardamom
  • 2tbsp Crushed Pistachio and Almond
  • 1tbsp Kewra Water (an extract that is distilled from pandanus flowers for flavor)

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Mutton Biryani Pulao

Mutton Biryani

Actually, the name of this recipe is  Lucknowi Mutton Biryani Pulao. This recipe is different then Mutton Biryani.

Ingredients Frying the onions:

  • 1 cup oil
  • 4 chopped onions

Ingredients Cooking the meat:

  • black pepper
  • 7-8 pieces of cloves
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2-inch ginger (peeled and cut)
  • A whole bulb of garlic
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp kewra
  • 1/2 cup cream

Ingredients Boiling the rice:

  • 2-3 pieces of cinnamon
  • 2 big cardamom
  • 5-6 pieces of bay leaves
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 3 cups of soaked rice
  • food colouring (yellow and orange)

Lucknowi Mutton Biryani Polaw Instructions:

  • Fry the onions until they are golden brown When golden brown take them out and leave aside
  • Add 1kg mutton into a cooker and cook until meat is tender
  • Take out the mutton and strain the broth
  • Add the mutton into a cooker The broth from before
  • Add some onions (done before) and cook for 15-20mins
  • When it is only 2 cups of liquid left, take it off the stove and leave it aside
  • Then add 3cups of soaked rice and boil
  • Mix the meat and the boiled rice.
  • Add the remaining oil from the fried onions
  • then, add the food colouring (yellow and orange)
  • In the last, add the fried onions and cover and cook for 20min on low heat

(For adding the spices into this recipe, please watch video)

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