Erachi Choru / Beef Pulao


Ingredients

Beef – 750 gm cut into pieces

Basmati rice – 2 1/2 cups

Oil – 2 tbsp

Cloves – 6

Cardamom – 6

Cinnamon – 2  pieces

Garlic – 2 tbsp chopped

Ginger – 2 tbsp chopped

Onions – 3 big sliced

Green chillies – 7 slit

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

Tomatoes – 2 chopped

Biriyani masala – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 3/4 tsp

Pepper powder – 3/4 tsp

Chilly powder – 1 tsp

Garam masala – 3/4 tsp

Water – 1 cup

Salt – to taste

Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp chopped

Mint leaves – 2 tbsp chopped

Lime juice – 2 tsp

Coconut milk – 1 cup

Rose water – 2 tsp

Ghee – 2 tsp

Cashew nuts – 2 tbsp

Golden raisins – 2 tbsp


 Method

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and fry cashew nuts and raisins.  Keep them aside.  Add oil to the remaining ghee in the cooker and fry whole spices followed by ginger and garlic.  Add onions, green chillies and curry leaves.  When the onions turn light brown, add tomatoes and salt.  Then add the spice powders and fry till the aroma comes out.  Add the beef and 1 cup of water, mix well and pressure cook for 30 minutes or till done.  Let it cool.  Meanwhile, soak the rice in water for 30 minutes.  Open the cooker, drain and add the rice, coriander and mint leaves, lime juice, coconut milk and rose water.   Close the lid and pressure cook for 5 minutes.  Allow it to cool.  Garnish it with fried cashew nuts and raisins.  Serve delicious ‘Erachi Choru / Beef Pulao’ with salad, pickle and pappads.  Enjoy with your loved ones!

1 Comment
  1. My hubby will happily have this pulao..

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