Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani Recipe

Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani is a very famous Hyderabadi main course dish. Learn how to make/prepare Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani by following this easy recipe.
Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 6.2 / 10 (26 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 kg Rice
  • 1 kg Mutton
  • 10 gm Cardamom
  • 10 gm Cinnamon
  • 10 gm Cumin Seeds
  • 10 gm Cloves
  • 40 gm Ginger
  • 20 gm Garlic
  • 100 gm Green Chilies
  • 50 gm fried Onion
  • 1 bunch Coriander Leaves
  • 1 bunch Pudina Leaves
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • 1/4 kg Ghee
How to make Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani:
  • Wash mutton and keep it aside in a vessel.
  • Grind green chilies, ginger, garlic, cinnamon, cumin seeds, cloves, fried onion, coriander leaves, and pudina leaves together. Add this mixture to the meat.
  • Add yogurt and mix the ingredients thoroughly. Leave aside for half an hour.
  • Heat the oil which you had used to fry onions in a cooker.
  • Add the marinated mutton and cook for 4-5 whistles. Henceforth, lower the flame and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Boil 2 liters of water in a vessel and add rice.
  • Take out semi-cooked rice from the vessel and spread it on the meat and spices mixture, to form a layer.
  • Combine one cup of boiled water with 1/4 kg ghee. Pour over the rice.
  • Place a plate on the vessel and seal its edges with kneaded dough.
  • Cook for 15 minutes on medium heat.
  • Turn off the heat and leave the biryani for 15 minutes, after which it will be ready to be served.

Reviews and Ratings:
GOTHANDARAMAN posted 18/12/2013
it was so interesting dishes, I want to try this one time with my family,thank you
Sanjay posted 04/04/2012
It is good, i tried and got good test
anil posted 27/12/2010
Sir if there is cumin, and the process involves of starting to cook the marinated meat then definitely this is not hyderabadi biryani but can name it differently. As a chef i say that use SHAHI ZEERA (NOT ZEERA OR KAALA ZEERA). Also use garam masala.