Spicy Mutton Biriyani

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Total Time:
2 hours
Rated : 5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Spicy Mutton Biriyani

  • Sun-dry all the garam masala ingredients and grind to powder.
  • Clean and cut the mutton into big pieces.
  • Slice the onions and tomatoes and keep aside.
  • Grind green chillies, ginger and garlic.
  • Grind poppy seeds and fresh coconut and keep aside.
  • Chop coriander leaves and mint leaves.
  • Heat a pressure cooker and pour oil. Add 3/4 of sliced onion and fry till transparent.
  • Add ginger, garlic and green chillies and fry for 2- 3 minutes.
  • Add the coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, and saute for some time.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and fry for some time.
  • Add the mutton and fry for a few minutes. Add curd and salt.
  • Cover the cooker and cook on low fire for 15 - 20 mins.
  • When the mutton is cooked, add the ground poppy seeds and coconut and heat for few minutes and keep aside.
  • Wash and drain the water from the rice.
  • Heat ghee, add rice and fry for 4-5 mins.
  • Add salt and double quantity of water and cook the rice.
  • Heat a heavy-bottom vessel and fry onions, cashew nuts, and raisins and keep aside.
  • Take a vessel and pour some rice and spread little coriander, mint leaves, lime juice, fried onion, cashewnuts and raisins.
  • Put one layer of mutton over that and repeat the process till all rice and mutton is placed in the vessel (preferably 3 layers).
  • Cover with a heavy lid and place the dish in an oven or place some coals on the lid and let it cook for 10 mins.
  • Best served with cucumber raita and papad.