MUTTON BIRYANI




Biryani is one of the most popular dishes in India and abroad. Festivals and feasts are complete only when a plate of piping hot Mutton biryani is served with Khatte baingan, chicken 65 and onion raita. This is my mother's Mutton biryani recipe and the biryani tastes fantastic.


Serves: 4
Ingredients

For cooking the rice

2 1/2 cups long grained Basmati rice
1 tbsp salt
water as required

For the Biryani kurma

500 gms mutton
1 ½ cups oil
1 big onion sliced
4 cardamoms
2 cinnamon
4 cloves
1 ½ tsp red chilli powder
1 ½ tbsp garlic paste
1 ½ tbsp ginger paste
4 green chillies
3 tomatoes pureed
¾ tsp salt
1 ½ lemons
½ cup curd
Coriander and mint leaves
3 cups water


Method

  • Wash and soak the Basmati rice in water for about 10 minutes.
  • To prepare the Biryani kurma, take a pressure cooker and heat oil. 
  • Add cardamoms, cinnamons, cloves and the sliced onion, and sauté for some time. 
  • When the onions turn golden, add garlic paste, ginger paste and mix well. 
  • Then add red chilli powder, tomato puree and salt. 
  • Cook for a minute or two. 
  • Then add curd, coriander and mint leaves and the chicken pieces. Mix well. 
  • Finally add 3 cups of water and close the lid.
  • Pressure cook for about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile on another burner, place a large pan and fill it with water till 3/4th its volume. 
  • Add salt and bring the water to a boil.
  • When water starts boiling, add rice and cook till it is half cooked.
  • Drain the excess water and keep the rice ready.
  • By this time the Biryani khurma would have been cooked.
  • Add lemon juice and green chillies to the khurma and again switch On the gas.
  • Bring it to a boil, then reduce heat and add the half cooked rice to it. Do not mix.
  • Close the lid and pressure cook in medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Once done, mix well and serve hot. 

 

You can also check out other biryani recipes in this blog



4 comments:

  1. love biriyani anytime... looks so flavorful...

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  2. So yummy! in fact mouthwatering.. haha
    Thanks for sharing Amina :)

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  3. yummy dish. Biriyani is my fav and love to have mutton the most but never tried preparing by myself. The recipe u have shared is simple and easy to cook i guess. Will prepare once for sure. Thank u for the share.

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  4. dreamy dish. Very tasty. I have made this. After going through the recipe. If u want know different tasty biryani visit http://lekhafoods.com/india/biryani/hyderabadi-biryani.aspx. After trying our recipe comment your feedback with good response.

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