How to Make Mutton Biryani? – Viji’s Food Recipes – Festival Special – Ramzan Recipes


Mutton Biryani


Rice  –  1 kg  (5 cups)

Meat  ( Cut into big pieces)   –  1 kg

Onion  –  1 kg  (Sliced lengthwise)

Garlic  – 100 gm

Ginger  – 75 gm

Green chillies  –  75 gm (crushed)

Juice of lime  – 2

A large bunch of coriander leaves (chopped)

Cashewnuts and Raisins  – 3 tbsp

Ghee  – 5 tbsp

Grind to Paste:

Coconut  – 2 tbsp

Poppy seeds  –  2 tsp

Cashewnuts  –  7 to 8 nos

Grind to Powder:

Cinnamon  –  1″ piece

Cloves  – 4 to 5

Cardamoms  –  – 6


Heat ghee in the pressure cooker;  add the garam masala.

Put in half  the slices onion and fry.

Add the crushed ingredients (saving a little for the rice) and fry.

Add meat, salt  to taste and fry.

Add water, close the pressure-cooker and put the weight on.

Cook for 10 minutes. If there is more water and the meat is not cooked enough, cook the meat without closing the pressure-cooker till the water is dried and the meat is tender.

Add the ground masalas dissolved in the lime juice. Add chopped coriander and half the remaining onion fried golden brown. Keep aside.

To make the rice fry half of  the sliced onions to a golden brown.

Fry cashewnuts and raisins. Keep aside.

In the same oil, put 1 tbsp ghee for flavour. Add a piece of cinnamon, 4 cloves and 4 cardamoms and the crushed ingredients and few spigs of coriander leaves.

Add washed rice and fry till it is crisp. Now add  8  1/2 cups of boiling water, close the dekchi and cook over a slow fire till the rice is done.

For ‘Dhum’ :

Garam masala powder

Rose water  –  1/4 cup

1  tsp Orange essence for coloring

Remaining half of the fried onions with cashewnuts and raisins.

Remove half the rice. Sprinkle with garam masal powder, rose-water, colour and a little fried onion.

Now put the prepared meat in a layer. Sprinkle all the three ingredients once again.

Top with rice and sprinkle flavouring again.

Seal the dekchi with atta and bake it for 20 to 25 minutes or put live coal on the top and very slow fire below and keep for 15  to 20 minutes.

Mix and serve. Garnish with remaining fried onion, cashewnuts and raisins.


One Response to How to Make Mutton Biryani? – Viji’s Food Recipes – Festival Special – Ramzan Recipes

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