MUTTON BIRIYANI | BIRIYANI

MUTTON BIRIYANI

Enjoy some royal Mutton Biriyani!



Serves - 4

BEST TIME TO HAVE?

As your Lunch or Dinner.

HOW TO MAKE MUTTON BIRIYANI?

INGREDIENTS:

For Gravy

  • Mutton – 500g
  • Onion – 115g
  • Ghee/oil – 100g
  • Green Chili – 3
  • Garlic – 5g
  • Ginger – 5gm
  • Coriander powder – 1 Tbsp
  • Coconut grated – ½ cup
  • Cloves – 2g
  • Cinnamon – 2g
  • Cardamom – 2g
  • Peppercorn – 2g
  • Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Curd – 225g
  • Salt – as per your taste.
  • Mint Leaves – handful
  • Coriander Leaves - handful

For rice

  • Basmati/Long rice – 2 cup
  • Cloves – 2g
  • Cinnamon – 2g
  • Cardamom – 2g
  • Peppercorn – 2g
  • Bay leaf – 2g
  • Salt – as per your taste.

METHOD:

  1. Wash, clean and soak the rice for 30 min.
  2. Boil 4 cups of water with enough salt and the mentioned spices . Once the water is boiled. Add the soaked rice and let it cook covered for exactly 7 min. (should be half done).
  3. Drain the excess water and give the rice a cold water rinse and keep it aside.
  4. Wash and clean the mutton pieces.
  5. Soak the pieces in curd and enough salt.
  6. Roast the cardamom, cloves, peppercorn and cinnamon till it releases smell.
  7. Grind together the roasted species along with coconut green chili, ginger and garlic.
  8. Slice onion finely and fry them in the oil till it starts to turn brown.
  9. Add the ground paste and all the powdered spices and fry the masala till it releases aroma.
  10. Add the mutton and mix well, till the masala blends with the mutton.
  11. Cover and cook till mutton is tender and cooked. Stir occasionally.
  12. Add only Hot water to cook the meat.
  13. Once the meat is tender and done. Open and cook till gravy (if there) is reduced and it becomes a thick consistency.
  14. In low flame put in the partially cooked rice over the meat.
  15. Over the rice along sprinkle both the leaves.
  16. Seal the pan and in low flame cook them both till chicken is done which should take not more than 5 min.

Serve hot with fried nuts if preferred with Raita.

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