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



Ingredients:   ( for 60)

Pulao rice  – 4 kg

Mutton (with bones)  –  6 kg

Potatoes  – 2 kg

Garam Masala:

Cinnamon  – 20 gm

Cardamom – 20 gm

Pepper  – 20 gm

Clove  – 20 gm

Sweet cumin  – 50 gm

Cumin  – 40 gm

Dried plums  – 250 gm

Saffron   –  3 to 5 gm

Orange  Colour  –  8 gm

Turmeric  –   40 gm

Coriander powder  –  50 gm

Chilli powder  –  50 gm

Hydrogenated fat   –  100 gm

Tomatoes    – 1  1/2 kg

Curds  – 500 gm

Ginger  – 100 gm

green Chillies  – 100 gm

Limes  – 5

Coriander Leaves   –    1/2    bunch

Garlic  –  1/4 kg

Onions  –  4 kg

Bay leaf  – 5 gm

Salt   –  to taste



  • Boil water ( double the amount of rice) with bay leaf, one-third of sweet cumin, pepper, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and salt.
  • Add rice when water starts boiling. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove and drain off water into another vessel. Keep water aside.
  • Clean and cut mutton and soak in curds mixed with crushed ginger, green chillies, garlic, coriander leaves, one-third cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and onions sliced and fried crisp till golden brown and powdered. Ad quartered tomatoes.
  • Peel and quarter potatoes. Half-fry in hot fat.
  • Fry in the same fat the remaining garam masala, coriander powder and red chili powder, one-third of the turmeric and just before removing, the cumin.
  • Pour over mutton and soak for 1 hour.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan, in the mutton and on top of the fried potatoes. Over this, place parboiled rice.
  • Add water in which rice was parboiled, pulp of dried plums, lime juice, coloring and remaining turmeric mixed together. Add salt as required.
  • Seal and cook over a slow fire – preferably coal and with live coal on top of the lid. (It can also be done in an oven for 1 to 2 hrs.)
  • Remove from fire and keep till ready to serve.Break seal. Add saffron mixed with 1 tbs. pure ghee and 1 tbs. milk.
  • Mix well and serve hot.

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How to Make Chicken Masala? Viji’s Food Recipes – Spicy and Tasty Chicken Recipes

Chicken Masala


Chicken (fryer)  –    1

Cumin –    1 tsp

Red Chillies (remove seeds)  –   10

Ginger  –     2.5 cm  (1″ piece)

Coriander  –  2 tsp

Turmeric –   1/2 tsp

Garlic  –    5 cloves

Vinegar  – 1 tbsp

Salt   – to taste


Grind the coriander, chillies, turmeric, garlic, ginger and cumin together with salt and vinegar.

Clean and joint the chicken.

Mix well with the ground ingredients. Allow to stand for 1 hour.

Fry in 2 tbsp fat; sprinkle water and cook covered till chicken is tender and there is no gravy. Serve hot.

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How to Make Irish Stew? Meat Recipes – Viji’s Food Recipes

Irish Stew

Ingredients:   (For 4 persons)

Mutton (middle or scrag end of neck or breast)   – 500 gm

Potatoes  – 1 kg

Onions   –  225 gm

Pepper  – a pinch

Salt  –  to taste

Stock or Water  – 580 ml


Wash and cu meat into neat pieces.

Peel and slice onions.

Peel and cut potatoes into large pieces.

Put meat, onions, seasoning and a quarter of the potatoes thinly sliced  into a pan and add water or stock.

Cook till meat is three-fourths done.

Place the remaining potatoes on top of the meat and onions and cook till meat and potatoes are cooked.

Serve hot with the meat in the center and the potatoes and gravy around.

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