Saturday, May 12, 2012

Mutton Biryani

Trying to get back to blog after a long break due to lack of time. Anyway wanted to start with a family favorite Mutton Biryani.We used less spice for my son's sake, you can increase spice if you like it spicier.

 Mutton Biryani

Ingredients :
1 Kg Mutton
2 Medium Potatoes
2 medium onions
5 Tbsp Curd
2 medium tomatoes
2 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
2 Tbsp Jeera (Cumin)powder
1 Tsp Red Chilli powder
2 Tsp Dhaniya (Coriander)Powder
1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
1 Tsp Shahi Jeera
2 Bay leaves
5 Cloves
2 Big Elaichi
4 - 1 Inch Dalchini(Cinnamon stick )
6-7 Pepper corns
2 Tbsp Kasoori Methi
3 Tbsp oil
Salt to taste
5 Cups Basmati Rice

Curd Chutney:
1 Cup Curd
1 Medium onion
1 Medium Tomato
2 Green Chilli
Salt to taste
1/2 cup water
Cut onion,tomato,greenchilles and add to curd, add salt and water. Mix well and serve.
Marinate :
Add mutton,curd,ginger garlic paste,.tomatoes,cumin powder,coriander powder,red chili powder,tumeric powder,shahi jeera,bay leaves, cloves,elaichi,cinnamon,pepper corns in  a pressure cooker and marinate for 30 min.

Cur onions into long pieces and fry in oil till light brown.

Add fried onion and kasoori methi, salt , 3 tbsp of hot oil into the mutton marinate and then marinate for another 1.5 hr. You can marinate for more hours if you like.

Lightly fry potatoes in oil and keep it aside.

Method :
After 1.5 hrs, cook mutton in pressure cooker on high flame for first 5 minutes. Then reduce the flame and cook mutton on slow flame for 45 minutes till about 5 whistles and mutton is tender.

In the meanwhile , cook 5 cups of basmati rice in a container full of water till half done . Once half done, drain water from rice.
 Open the pressure cooker and layer the rice and potatoes on top of mutton ,  add 2 tbsp of Ghee (Clarified butter) on top ,cover it tightly with a lid and cook on small flame till 45 mins.

Once done, take out the biryani into a container and mix it.

Serve hot with Curd Chutney.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for posting the full details,its really a good information
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