Memoni Akhni, a biryani type rice dish made with mutton, potatoes and lots of aromatic spices that makes it too difficult to resist.
Memoni Akhni is one of the most common and loved rice recipe of the Memon community. If perfectly cooked with exact ingredients then it is going to blow your mind. Combining this special Memoni Akhni with Kheer will add stars to your table.
I love cooking and Memoni Akhni is one of my favorite dishes which I can perfectly make. My friends always demand me to make it.
Ingredients of Memoni Akhni
MUtton 3/4 Kg (Boneless)
Rice 1 Kg (Soak in Water)
Tomatoes 6 pcs Chopped
Onions 4 pcs Medium Chopped
Yogurt 1 Cup
Bay Leaf (Tejpatta) 3-4 pcs
Cinnamon Stick 4 pcs of 1 inch
Cloves (Laving) 6 pcs
Black Pepper Whole 1 Tablespoon
Jeera Whole 1 Tablespoon
Ginger Garlic Paste 2 Tablespoon
Haldi 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Edible Oil 5 Tablespoon
Potatoes 3 Pcs Peeled and cut into 4
Red Chili Powder 2 Tablespoon
Red Chili Flakes 1 Tablespoon (optional)
Coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon
Steps for Memoni Akhni
Heat the oil in a pan and add chopped onion to it. Cook until it turns light brown in color. Add meat and fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add ginger garlic paste and salt to it. Cook for another 2 minutes and add spices to the mixture along with red chili powder and turmeric powder. Stir occasionally. Cook until the oil starts floating.
Add tomatoes and red chili flakes to the mixture cook until meat is 80% done. Add a glass of water and cook for 5-7 minutes. Add potatoes to it. Cook until potatoes are half done.
Add soaked rice to the mixture and mix it well. Add another half glass water and cover the pot. Cook until the rice is half cooked on medium flame.
Lower the flame and cook for another 10 minutes. Your appetizing Memoni Akhni is ready to be served. Garnish it with chopped fresh coriander leaves.
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