Easy Beef Biryani - Malabar Style

Beef Biriyani is a Malabar styled dish that can be easily prepared when time is short and you need to cook something special. The unique taste and aroma of Beef Biriyani is enticing. The style of cooking is different from the usual biriyani dish.

Biriyani rice is cooked in enough water and spicy herbs. Mix in pure ghee and allow rice to drain fully. Sliced beef is cooked adding green chilly mixture and other essential ingredients in a pressure cooker. Sprinkle lemon juice and layer cooked rice on top of cooked beef masala. The spicy flavor of cooked beef and layered rice is enhanced using dum technique. Enjoy Easy Beef Biriyani.

Easy Beef Biryani - Malabar Style

Easy Beef Biryani - Malabar Style

Beef Biriyani is a Malabar styled dish that can be easily prepared when time is short and you need to cook something special. The unique taste and aroma of Beef Biriyani is enticing. The style of cooking is different from the usual biriyani dish.

Biriyani rice is cooked in enough water and spicy herbs. Mix in pure ghee and allow rice to drain fully. Sliced beef is cooked adding green chilly mixture and other essential ingredients in a pressure cooker. Sprinkle lemon juice and layer cooked rice on top of cooked beef masala. The spicy flavor of cooked beef and layered rice is enhanced using dum technique. Enjoy Easy Beef Biriyani.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 07 Sep 2013

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30 Minutes
Served : 6
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Step 1 Easy Beef Biryani - Malabar Style Recipe

Step 1

Grind green chilly, ginger and garlic to make a paste.

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Step 2 Easy Beef Biryani - Malabar Style Recipe

Step 2

Keep the ground masala aside.

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Step 3 Easy Beef Biryani - Malabar Style Recipe

Step 3

Heat oil in a big bottom thick vessel.

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Step 4 Easy Beef Biryani - Malabar Style Recipe

Step 4

Saute 1 onion, cinnamon, bay leaf and cardamom till the onion turn deep brown in color. Take it from the oil and keep it aside.

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Step 5 Easy Beef Biryani - Malabar Style Recipe

Step 5

Pour water, salt and 1/2 tsp of garam masala and let it boil.

Once the water boils add the biryani rice and let it cook with closed lids till the water drains. In between mix in the pure ghee with the rice. Take it from flame and keep it aside.

Step 6

In a pressure cooker saute rest of the onions, salt, 1/2 tsp garam masala, coriander leaves in 2-3tbsp of oil and 2tsp of pure ghee.

Step 7

Add tomato and saute again.

Step 8

Then add the beef, green chilly paste and mix well.

Step 9

Then add 1 tsp of garam masala and cook it with closed lids for 15-20 minutes or till the beef gets well cooked. Shut the flame.

Step 10

Open the lid and mix in the lemon juice.

Step 11

Now place a piece of aluminium foil or banana leaf on top of the beef masala.

Step 12

Spoon in some rice and sprinkle the sauted onion and cashew-raisins on top of it. Repeat the procedure till the rice reaches the top of the cooker. Close the lid and cook it in low flame. This procedure is called dum. its done to bring the flavor of the masala to the rice.

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