Tandoori Aloo Pulao

Tandoori Aloo Pulao, another unusually tasty and simple recipe. #happycookingtoyou #foodfusion #pakistanicooking #quickfoodrecipe #pulao

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Prepare Tandoori Aloo Skewers:

-Aloo (Potatoes) cubes 4-5 medium

-Himalayan pink salt ½ tsp or to taste

-Water as required

-Dahi (Yogurt) thick 1 Cup

-Kashmiri lal mirch (Kashmiri red chilli) powder ½ tbs

-Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 & ½ tsp

-Himalayan pink salt 1 tsp or to taste

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste

-Saunf (Fennel seeds) powder ½ tsp

-Kasuri methi (Dried fenugreek leaves) ½ tsp

-Kala namak (Black salt) ½ tsp

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp

-Lemon juice 2 tbs

-Baisan (Gram flour) 1 tbs

-Zarda ka rang (Orange food color) ¼ tsp

-Tamatar (Tomatoes) deseeded & diced 3 medium

-Shimla mirch (Capsicum) deseeded & diced 3 medium

-Pyaz (Onion) diced 3 medium

-Cooking oil 2-3 tbs

Prepare Tandoori Pulao:

-Ghee (Clarified butter) ½ Cup

-Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1 large

-Laung (Cloves) 3-4

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 10-12

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp

-Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 large

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 3-4

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) ½ tbs

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped handful

-Water 4 Cups

-Chicken cube 1

-Chawal (Rice) 3 Cups (soaked for 1 hour)

-Himalayan pink salt ½ tbs or to taste

-Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke



Prepare Tandoori Aloo Skewers:

-In a saucepan,add potatoes,pink salt,water,mix well & bring it to boil,cover & cook on medium flame until potatoes are 90% done (7-8 minutes),strain,rinse with tap water & set aside.

-In a bowl,add yogurt,paprika powder,coriander powder,pink salt,cumin powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,red chili powder,fennel powder,dried fenugreek leaves,black salt,ginger garlic paste & whisk well.

-Take out ¼ Cup of prepared marinade & reserve for later use.

-In remaining marinade,add lemon juice,gram flour,orange food color & whisk until well combined.

-Add boiled potatoes,tomatoes,capsicum,onion & mix well.

-Skew vegetables & potatoes on a wooden skewer (makes 18).

-On a non-stick griddle,add cooking oil & fry skewers on medium flame from all sides until golden brown.

Prepare Tandoori Pulao:

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

-Add cinnamon stick,cloves,black peppercorns,cumin seeds & mix well.

-Add onion,mix well & fry until light golden.

-Add green chillies,ginger garlic paste,reserved tandoori masala,mix well & cook for 1-2 minutes.

-Add fresh coriander & mix well.

-Add water,chicken cube,mix well & bring it to boil.

-Add rice & mix well.

-Add pink salt,mix well & cook on high flame until water is reduced (3-4 minutes),cover with kitchen cloth,lid & steam cook on low flame for 10-12 minutes.

-On serving platter,add tandoori pulao & tandoori aloo skewers.

-Give coal smoke for 2 minutes & serve!


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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