Easy Mutton Biryani

Mutton biriyani in just 1 hour

Easy Mutton Biryani

Mutton biriyani in just 1 hour

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

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By loreen Martin

Published On: 01 Mar 2006

Rating: 4
25 Votes, 17 Reviews
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50 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Wash the meat pieces very well.

Step 2

Squeeze out all the water very well.

Step 3

Mix together 11/2 tsp of ginger and garlic paste each, 1/2 cup curd, salt, yellow powder, 1/2 cup of coriander and mint leaves and green chillies without removing the top stalk.

Step 4

Mix thoroughly well the above mixture with the mutton.

Step 5

Keep in the refrigerator over night or for at least 2 - 3 hrs.

Step 6

Heat oil in a vessel.

Step 7

Add sai jeera.

Step 8

Add onion and saute, till they turn brown.

Step 9

Add 1/2 spoon of ginger and garlic paste each and fry well.

Step 10

Add garam masala powder and fry well.

Step 11

Add 1/2 cup of mint and coriander leaves and fry well.

Step 12

Add the marinated mutton and stir well.

Step 13

Add salt.

Step 14

Cover and cook on a low fire, till the mutton is cooked. Stir occasionally.

Step 15

When the mutton is being cooked, heat up another big vessel.

Step 16

Add water, bay leaves, cardamom, cinnamon sticks and cloves and allow it to boil.

Step 17

Add rice, salt and another 1/2 cup of mint and coriander leaves.

Step 18

Cook, till half done and strain the rice.

Step 19

:- Remember not to overcook the rice.
:- Use a big vessel so that the rice does not stick with one other.
:- Cook, till half done as the rice will get cooked in steam later.

Step 20

Once the mutton is cooked, there should not be more water in the mutton. If there is more water, then keep the flame high and open the lid and stir.

Step 21

:- In short, there should be thick gravy with the mutton.

Step 22

Add the cooked rice into the mutton gravy.

Step 23

Add 2 tsp of ghee/oil on the rice (optional).

Step 24

Mix together 2 spoons of water and red/yellow colour and pour this liquid in the center of the rice.

Step 25

Cover and keep on low fire for 15 mins.

Step 26

Open and check whether steam is coming out. If yes, cover it again.

Step 27

Open it and before serving, mix half quantity very well so that each rice is coated with the mutton masala.

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Esther

I am so thrilled I came across your recipe. I am not a very confident cook and mutton briyani has really scared me. But yours has just boosted my confidence so so much. bless you. I was praying that God would guide me to a good briyani recipe. This was His answer. Bravo Lorreen.

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anusha

juss now i prepared this delicious biryani.... really its awesomeeeeee.....

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oc

I tried this recipe today . When I make biriyani usually the flavour of spices exceeds that of mint

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Achsa

I made it twice, We love it. Thanks for the recipe

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Rum Cola

Good & Tasty.

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Malaika

Very easy way of making lovely Biryani. Everybody liked it. It was same like Arab Udupi Resturant`s Biryani.

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sajan

this is a very good recipe only thing we cooked mutton well but rice after half cooking when mixed to the gravy its taking long time to cook well and dry it completely.still its on the stove.

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Mathew Saji

Hi i am a keralite and i my family loves Mutton Biryani very much we alwasy have in hotels, i tried different kinds at home but was no sucess, but your recepie turned out very very nice and so easy to make. thank you very much. My husband and my mother in law liked it more than my kids. till now i have already prepared it 2 times. Thasnk a lot

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Somya Saji Mathew

I am a Keralite and my family loves mutton biryani very much, we alwasy get from hotels, becuase when i treied at home, it was never sucess, but you recepie has become hit in my house... now i have made this recepie 2 times and everbody likes it specially my husband and motherinlaw. Thansk for this good way of making biryani.

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Niyanta Naik-Das

I have tried this recipe and it is lovely!!!

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Sujatha Raj

Hi, I tried this recipe. Very tasty and liked it a lot. My family enjoyed it too.The second time I tried, instead of cooking rice seperately, I added the rice with Cardamom, elachi, cinnamon, bay leaf to the half cooked mutton and it came out really good. Thanks for a wonderful recipe.

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Dewakar

It was really good,best biriyani i have ever cooked

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ms

THANKU FOR THIS RECIPE,I TRIED CAMEOUT WELL,ONLY ONE VARIATION I MADE IS I CHOPPED THE GREEN CHILLIES WHEN I MADE IT SECOND TIME .

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Remya Rajiv

Hi, I tried this recipe.it has come good that also in the first trial. thanks a lot for sharing such a wonderful recipe..........

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Ancy Mathew

It was really superb.My friends and family liked it. Everyone should try this. Thanks

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Niki

Guests coming in...try this recipe..it was delicious. I tried biryani for the first time and the result was awesome...although marinade time was just half an hour for me...still the outcome was excellent....recommended strongly.

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sheila

hi i have prepared and its really much better than hotel, and above all it consumes very less time. thanks loreen

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