Sunday, December 14, 2014

Cholistani Camel Meat Pulao چولستانی اونٹ کے گوشت کا پلاؤ

Cholistan is a dessert in South of Punjab, also known as Rohi. It is familiar for Camels, Car Dessert Safari.  Camels are part of Cholistan daily life. They use it for travelling in dessert, eating its meat and drinking its milk. Pulao is a famous dish of Punjab, so Pulao cooked with Camel Meat is delicious dish.

Camel Meat Pulao , Cholistan Punjab

  • Camel Meat  1 kg
  • Rice , soaked in water 3 Pao (700-800 g)
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Onion chopped 3-4
  • Tomatoes chopped 3
  • Yoghurt 1 cup
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Salt 2-3 teaspoon
  • Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper whole 1 teaspoon
  • Cloves whole 10
  • Cardamom small 8
  • Cardamom small 4
  • Cinnamon sticks 2
  • Coriander whole 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin Black whole 1 teaspoon
  • Fennel whole 1 teaspoon


  • Fry onion in oil till soft.
  • Add  camel meat and spices and fry till meat change its colour (5-6 minutes)
  • Then add tomatoes, yoghurt, ginger garlic paste and fry for 5-6 minutes on medium flame.
  • Now add 3-4 glass water and cook on low-medium flame till Camel Meat is done (1-2 hours).
  • When Camel Meat is tender add soaked rice and as much water so that water level should be 1 inch above the rice layer.
  • Keep cooking on low heat and stir in intervals.
  • It takes 8-10 minutes.
  • When most of the water is absorbed by rice, simmer it for 10 minutes.
  • Apply cloth or newspaper for simmering.
  • Delicious Cholistani Camel Meat Pulao is ready.
  • Serve hot with Mint Raita.