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Tasty Mutton Biryani Recipe

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On :
Monday, 23 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 325 g - basmati Rice
  • 1/2 kg - Mutton
  • 3 - onions, sliced
  • 1/2 tbsp - Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 3 - Red Chillies
  • 1- Cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 cup - curds, beaten
  • 3 - green Cardamom
  • 5 - black pepper Corns
  • 1/2 tsp - shahjeera (small jeera)
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup - Milk with Saffron
  • 1 pinch - coriander/pudina chopped
  • 5 - apricots| Dry fruits to garnish
  • Ghee or oil as required
  • How to Make Tasty Mutton Biryani:

    1. Fry dry fruits and apricots in 2.5 tbsp ghee or oil with a little salt to taste.
    2. Deep fry sliced onions.
    3. Now grind the fried onions and red chillies to a fine paste (add cashews or skinned badams for thick and rich gravy).
    4. Marinate the mutton with curd, ginger garlic paste, onion paste, turmeric powder and salt for 1 hour.
    5. In a pressure cooker, add oil and add the marinated mutton and pressure cook till done.
    6. Heat oil in another vessel and add the whole spices. Fry for a while and add the washed rice, salt and warm water, so that it comes 1.5 inch above the rice and cook till rice is half done.
    7. Strain, remove and spread the rice to cool in a large thali and remove the whole spices.
    8. Dissolve saffron in milk and sprinkle on the rice.
    9. To assemble:
    10. Add oil in a vessel and add cooked mutton and sprinkle garam masala.
    11. Cover with a layer of rice followed by melted ghee or oil and saffron milk.
    12. Lastly, add the fried nuts, cover tightly and sim for 15-20 mins.
    13. Mix and serve hot with garnished pudina and coriander.


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