Indian RecipesRecipes IndianNon-Veg Recipes
Search Recipe:  
Recipe Home

Recent Additions

Indian Recipes : Hyderabadi Biryani Recipe
Hyderabadi Biryani is a very popular Indian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Hyderabadi Biryani by following this easy recipe.

Hyderabadi Biryani Recipe
8.5 / 10 ( 187 votes)
Recipe Type
Non Veg.

• kg Basmati Rice (semi-cooked)
• 1 kg Boneless Meat (washed and chopped into square pieces)
• 500 gm Curd
• 4-6 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
• 4-6 Green Chilli
• 2 Big Onions (sliced)
• cup Lime Juice
• tsp Red Chilli Powder
• A pinch of Caraway Seeds (Shahi Zeera)
• 5-6 twigs Coriander Leaves (chopped)
• 5-6 twigs Mint Leaves (chopped)
• 2 pinch Saffron
• 1-2 Cinnamon
• 2-3 pods Cardamom
• 2-3 drops Saffron Color
• 1-2 pods Clove
• 2 cup Oil
• Salt to taste
• 2 tsp Ghee
How to make Hyderabadi Biryani:
Smear the pieces of meat with ginger-garlic paste.
Keep them to marinate for an hour.
In the meanwhile, fry the sliced onions in a heated pan on low flame till light brown.
Let the onions cool down and crush them.
Now add crushed fried onion (only three-fourth), curd, red chilli powder, cinnamon, green chilli paste, cardamom, shahi zeera, coriander leaves, clove, saffron water, mint leaves and salt to the marinated meat.
Leave the meat as it is for 1 hour.
Make the mixture of aromatic water by adding salt (one tsp), cinnamon, clove, cardamom, mint leaves and coriander leaves in a little water.
Now spread a layer of semi-cooked rice in a heavy bottomed vessel.
Add saffron color, limejuice, ghee and the remaining crushed onions over the layer of rice.
Spread a layer of marinated meat over this, and again spread the remaining semi-cooked rice.
Now add the aromatic water in a circular motion over the rice layer.
Now tightly cover the vessel with a lid. Keep it on a low flame.
Remove the vessel from the flame exactly after 15 minutes.
Hyderabadi Biryani is ready to eat. Serve hot.
Hyderabadi Biryani Recipe

Related Recipes

  Recipe Reviews
VERY GUD DISH,,,VERY EASY...HELPED ME A LOT//I also tried the dish for a food my school,,every one liked it...gudd
Submitted by: eileen cinderella fernandes
posted : 30-Nov-2012 10:23 AM

Nice recipe, but my dear chef forgot to add yogurt(curd) in the meat marination. and to call it a Hyderabadi Biryani meat used HAS to be with bone and cooking pattern 15 mins on high flame and about 30-35 very low flame.(rotate bowl every few mins)
Submitted by: Omar Farooq
posted : 13-May-2012 10:32 PM

I think the meat should be half cooked separately before adding to rice.
Submitted by: Md.Nematullah
posted : 30-Oct-2010 04:20 AM

Recipe of the Month
Gujia is a popular sweet dish of north India. Gujia recipe is associated with...

Holi Recipes
more »

Indobase has a vast collection of lip-smacking nutritious recipes. These quick and easy recipes will help you prepare healthy, wholesome meal for both kids and adults. For calorie conscious people we have a special category of microwave recipes to help prepare low cal and low fat cuisine. Enjoy tasty and delicious food by trying out our variety of recipes.