Mutton biriyani tastes yummy and absolutely delicious simple recipe to make.
- 1 Onion sliced
- 2 desert spoon Curd -
- ½ tbsp Turmeric powder
- 1 tbsp Pepper powder
- 1 tbsp Lemon juice
- ½ tbsp Garam masala
- Salt to taste
- 500 gm Mutton
- 2 Onion sliced
- 6-7 cloves Garlic crushed
- 1 Ginger big piece, crushed
- 4-5 Green chilli
- 2-3 Tomato sliced
- ½ tsp Garam masala
- 2 tbsp Ghee
- 1-2 tbsp Chopped coriander leaves
For white paste:
- 3 tbsp Coconut
- 6-7 Cashew nut
- 1 - 2 tbsp Poppy seeds (kasha kasha) optional
For the rice:
- 2 cups Rice
- 4 cups Water
- 6 Cardamom
- 6 Cloves
- 2 Cinnamon medium size pieces
- 1-2 tbsp Lemon Juice
- 2 tbsp Ghee
- 3-4 tbsp coriander & mint leaves Chopped
- 1 Onion big, finely sliced
- 7-8 Cashew nuts
- 1 tbsp Raisins
Cook mutton pieces with all the ingredients for marination & keep for 1 hour.
Heat ghee in a pan.Cook onions till it turns into brown.
Add crushed ginger, garlic & green chillies and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Add tomatoes, salt and stir. When tomato becomes soft add garam masala.
After 3 mins, add marinated mutton pieces and Mix it well. Add ¼ cup water & cook.
Grind the ingredients for white paste together with 2 tbsp water.
Add the white paste when mutton is cooked.
Add chopped coriander leaves (1-2 tbsp) and mix well.
Remove the fire When the gravy becomes thick and mutton is tender.
Rinse the rice a few times and soak for 25 minutes. Drain the water completely.
Heat ghee in a wide and deep pan & splutter whole masala (cinnamon, cardamom and cloves).
Fry the rice. When the rice starts cracking (around 4-5 mins) add hot water with salt & lemon juice.
Cook the rice till the water is completely dried. Spread the rice on a tray.
Heat oil or ghee in a small pan. Fry the cashews and raisins till the cashews becomes brown and raisins plump.
Add more oil / ghee, if required, and fry the onion till it becomes golden brown.
Drain it on a paper towel.
Layering the Biriyani
Preheat the oven to 180 degree 10 minutes before baking the biriyani.
paste some ghee to a deep and wide baking dish.
Spread one layer of masala first & a layer of rice on top of it.
Repeat the same.The top layer should be of rice.
You can drizzle ghee & sprinkle coriander leaves, mint leaves, fried onion, nuts and raisins in between the layers (on top of the rice).
Spread a wet cloth over the dish while baking.
Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes.
Garnish with fried onions,nuts, raisins.