Yummy Mutton Biryani

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

642 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 g - basmati rice
  • 1 kg - mutton (cut into small pieces)
  • 2 tsp - garam masala
  • 6 red chillies
  • 1 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 3 green chillies
  • 7 cashew nuts
  • 2 onion, sliced fine and fried crisp
  • 5 cloves
  • 2 tbsp - coriander, chopped
  • 1 small bunch mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tsp - saffron (dissolved in 1/2 cup milk)
  • 1 cup - beaten curd
  • 2 lemons
  • 5 tbsp - ghee/oil
  • salt to taste

How to Make Yummy Mutton Biryani

  • Mix the mutton pieces with the ginger-garlic paste and beaten curd and keep aside.
  • Grind the chillies and the cashew nuts to a fine paste.
  • Fry the chilli paste in four tbsps ghee or oil.
  • To this, add the mutton and one-fourth of the fried onion, 1 tsp garam masala and salt to taste.
  • When the ghee separates from the mixture, add one and a half cups of warm water and pressure cook till tender.
  • Fry the whole spices in 1 tbsp ghee in a wide-mouthed vessel.
  • Add the rice and fry a little, add green chillies and salt to taste and enough water for the rice to cook.
  • When the rice is cooked, spread it on a plate and remove the spices.
  • Make a mixture of the chopped coriander, mint, mixed spices and fried onion and keep aside.
  • Smear the inside of another wide-mouthed and thick bottomed vessel with ghee.
  • Spread a layer of rice in it and cover it with half the mutton.
  • Sprinkle half of the min mixture and juice of a lime.
  • Put a layer of rice, followed by a mutton layer and finish with a final layer of rice.
  • Sprinkle with saffron milk and some ghee.
  • Cover tightly and cook for twenty minutes over slow fire and serve hot.