Hyderabadi Biryani is a very popular Indian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Hyderabadi Biryani by following this easy recipe.
Hyderabadi Biryani Recipe
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• ½ 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)
• ¼ cup Lime Juice
• ½ 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.
VERY GUD DISH,,,VERY EASY...HELPED ME A LOT//I also tried the dish for a food festival..in 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
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