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Rice – 3 cups
Beef/lamb/mutton – 1 kg, Cubed
Onions – 2, large (chopped)
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Cloves – 1 tsp
Black pepper – 1 tsp, whole
Salt: to taste
Carrots – 2, (medium, grated)
Raisins – 1/3 cup
Oil – 1/3 cup
Heat oil in a pot. Fry chopped onions until they turn light brown.
Now add meat and fry till brown.
Add water, salt, pepper, cloves and simmer till tender.
Remove the meat. Cook until 1 cup of stock remains.
In a seperate pan cook the grated carrots in oil until brown.
Add raisins and fry till plump. Drain and set aside.
Parboil the rice (do not completely cook the rice!!) and drain the rice.
Place the rice into a large pan.
Sprinkle zeera (cumin seeds).
Pour the meat stock over it and stir.
Layer the meat and half of the carrot, raisin mixture over rice.
Cover the pan tightly and place it in a hot over for 40 mins.
Sprinkle the rest of carrot, raisin mixture on top and serve.