Moti Parda Pulao

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-Falak Extreme Basmati Rice soaked 500g

-Water as required

Prepare Mince Balls:

-Chicken boneless cubes 400g

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 5-6

-Pyaz (Onion) fried 2 tbs

-Maida (All-purpose flour) 2 tbs

-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) crushed ½ tbs

-Falak Pink Salt ½ tsp or to taste

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tbs

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) 2 tbs

-Boiling water as required

-Cooking oil 1-2 tbs

-Cooking oil 1 tbs

-Badam (Almonds) soaked & peeled 22-25

Prepare Pulao:

-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) crushed 2 tbs

-Saunf (Fennel seeds) crushed 2 tbs

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 & ½ tbs

-Ghee (Clarified Butter) ½ Cup

-Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 2

-Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 1 tsp

-Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 3-4

-Badiyan ka phool (Star anise) 2

-Laung (Cloves) 3-4

-Tamatar (Tomatoes) sliced 2 medium

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 2 tbs

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) paste 1 & ½ tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) fried ½ Cup

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ¾ Cup

-Falak Pink Salt ½ tbs

-Lemon juice 1 tbs

-Stock cubes 2 (optional)

Prepare Dough:

-Lukewarm water 1 & ½ Cup

-Sugar 2 & ½ tsp

-Khameer (Instant yeast) 1 & ½ tsp

-Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 3 Cups

-Falak Pink Salt 1 tsp or to taste

-Cooking oil 1 tbs

-Cooking oil 1 tsp


-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped

-Pyaz (Onion) fried

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 3-4

-Anday ki zardi (Egg yolk) 1

-Doodh (Milk) 2 tbs

-Til (Sesame seeds) white & black



-In a bowl,add rice,water,wash thoroughly & soak for 20 minutes then strain soaked rice & set aside.

Prepare Mince Balls:

-In a chopper,add chicken,ginger garlic paste,green chillies,fried onion,all-purpose flour,coriander seeds,pink salt,cumin powder,fresh coriander & chop well.

-Grease hands with cooking oil,take small quantity of mixture (10g),make balls of equal sizes (makes 48-50).

-In boiling water,add prepared mince balls & bring it to boil,cover & cook on medium flame for 3-4 minutes then strain mince balls & set aside.Reserve stock water for later use.

-In a frying pan,add cooking oil & fry mince balls on medium flame until golden & set aside.

-In the same frying pan,add cooking oil,almonds & fry on medium flame for 2 minutes & reserve for later use.

Prepare Pulao:

-In a bowl,add coriander seeds,fennel seeds,cumin seeds,mix well & set aside.

-In a pot,add clarified butter & let it melt.

-Add black cardamom,cinnamon sticks,black peppercorns,green cardamom,star anise,cloves & mix well.

-Add tomatoes & mix well.

-Add ginger garlic paste,mix well & cook for a minute.

-Add green chilli paste,fried onion,mix well & cook until tomatoes are soft.

-Add yogurt,prepared spices,pink salt,mix well & cook on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

-Add lemon juice,mix well & cook until oil separates.

-Add stock cubes & mix well.

-Reserve 1/3rd gravy masala for layering.

-In remaining gravy masala,add reserved stock water,mix well & bring it to boil.

-Add soaked rice,mix well & bring it to boil,cover & steam cook on low flame until 80% done & set aside.

Prepare Dough:

-In a jug,add lukewarm water,sugar,instant yeast & mix well,cover & let it proof for 5 minutes.

-In a bowl,add all-purpose flour,pink salt & mix well.

-Add cooking oil & mix well until it crumbles.

-Gradually add yeast mixture,mix well & knead until dough is formed.

-Add cooking oil & knead again,cover & let it proof for 1 hour (warm place).

-Sprinkle dry flour & knead dough again until smooth.

-Sprinkle dry flour & roll out with the help of rolling pin.


-On a bowl,place rolled dough,add fried mince balls,reserved gravy masala,fried almonds,cooked rice,fresh coriander,mint leaves,fried onion,green chillies,cooked rice & press gently,fold the edges to close then flip on baking tray.

-In egg yolk,add milk & whisk well.

-Apply on dough with the help of brush & sprinkle sesame seeds.

-Bake in preheated oven at 180C for 15 minutes (on both grills).

-Carefully cut the dough & serve with raita or salad.


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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