Yakhni is a stock made of meat or poultry, in Indian cooking.

Yakhni also refers to a cream colored preparation made with curd as a base. The Essence of the Yakhni Pulao, one of the Indian dishes, is in the perfect Balance of Yakhni added to the aromatic Basmati rice.

Yakhni Pulao refers to a Kashmiri specialty and  a royal dish from the kitchens of the Maharajas. Yakhni Pulao is a combination of rice and mutton made tender in a Yakhni.