Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe

Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe
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Mutton Dum Biryani is a very yummi recipe. Learn how to prepare Mutton Dum Biryani by following this easy recipe.
Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe
Preparation Time 90 Minutes
Cooking Time 40 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.0 / 10 (4 votes)
Serves 5
Calories Per Serving 854
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Paste
  • 200 grams Plain Yogurt
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 3 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tbsp Fried Onions (for garnishing)
  • ½ tbsp Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
  • 200 grams Butter or Cooking Oil
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • Few saffron strands
  • 1 kg (35 oz.) Mutton (cut into pieces),
  • 1/3 kg Basmati Rice (pre-soaked for at least half an hour),
  • 2 Onions (thinly sliced)
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 5 Cardamom Pods
  • 6 Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Paste
  • Salt to taste
How to make Mutton Dum Biryani:
  • Marinate the mutton pieces with coriander powder, garlic paste, plain yogurt, red chili powder, ginger paste, cumin powder and turmeric powder about 1 hour.
  • Add the sliced onion, salt in the marinate ingredients.
  • Put clarified butter, cloves, cumin seeds, cinnamon sticks, cardamoms in boiling water and boil the rice until it is half cooked.
  • Put the rice to the mutton.
  • Pour a little clarified butter, saffron water on rice.
  • Cook the rice on dum for about 30-45 minutes or until done.
  • Garnish it with fried onions.
Serve hot

Reviews and Ratings:
Badar Bin Rahaman posted 06/09/2011
The time given for dum cooking i.e. 35-40 minutes was not enough to cook the mutton. Please give the correct dum time. Since dum is cooking on very low heat it is not enough to soften and cook the meat.