Mutton Biryani Recipe

Mutton Biryani Recipe
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Biryani is a dish from the kitchens of Nawab and be it the Awadhi or Hyderabadi version there is no denying the fact that it is mouth-wateringly delicious. The mutton cooked with variety of spices and the long grained Basmati rice are reasons enough to gorge on this dish.
Mutton Biryani Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.4 / 10 (57 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1/2 kg Mutton (cleaned and cut into pieces)
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • Few flakes garlic
  • 3 tsp Coriander Powder
  • Dried coconut
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 cup Onion (chopped)
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 1 tsp Poppy Seeds
  • 3 Peppercorns Cloves
  • 3 Cardamoms Cloves
  • 1 cup Curd
  • 1/2 cup Onion
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 8 tbsp Fat
  • Salt to taste
How to make Mutton Biryani:
  • Marinate the meat in curd taken in a bowl.
  • Roast cardamom, cinnamon, peppercorns cloves. Make a fine powder.
  • Grind ginger, red chillies, green chillies, half the onions, garlic and dried kernel of the coconut.
  • Now heat fat in a pan. Add chopped onions and ground spices.
  • Fry until onions turn golden brown.
  • Now add meat and fry well. Add poppy seed powder.
  • Add salt and remaining curd. Cook till meat becomes tender.
  • Add powdered spices to it and remove from the flame.
  • Fry remaining onions in fat in a separate pan.
  • Add cloves and bay leaf.
  • Fry for few minutes and add rice.
  • Fry for another few minutes.
  • Put salt to taste and make the quantity of water double.
  • Remove from the flame when rice gets cooked and no moisture is left.
  • Arrange a part of cooked rice in a pan and sprinkle saffron water over it.
  • Place the meat over it and cover with rice layer once again.
  • Garnish with fried onions and nuts.
  • Mutton Biryani is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
SAKSHI posted 26/01/2013
Shammi walia posted 20/08/2012
Veryyy.....deleicious and easy receipe if u 've interest in cooking. Proper measurement, try and see.
saranya posted 19/05/2012
wow very nice recipe.........