Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos)

exotic mutton biryani

Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos)

exotic mutton biryani

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 09 Nov 2013

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Ingredients

  • For the mutton marinade:
    1 kg boneless mutton
    2 tbsp raw papaya paste
    1tbsp garlic ginger paste
    1 tsp turmeric/haldi powder
    1½ tsp coriander/dhania powder
    1 tsp cumin/jeera powder
    2 tsp red chili powder
    Salt to taste
    1 cup curd
    ½ bunch mint/phudina
    ½ bunch coriander leaves
    2 lemons juice
    1 kg onions
    For the rice:
    ¾ kg basmati rice
    2-3”pc cinnamon/dalchini
    4-5 cloves/lavang
    1 star anise
    1 black cardamom/elachi
    4-5 green cardamom/elaichi
    2 bay leaves
    ½ bunch mint/phudina
    ½ bunch coriander leaves
    ¼ cup orange color
    6 potatoes peeled and cut in half
    1 pinch saffron
    1 cup milk
    1 ½ cup oil
    1 cup atta

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 1

Marinate the mutton the day before with 2tbsp raw papaya paste, 1tbsp garlic ginger paste, 1tsp turmeric/haldi powder, 1½tsp coriander/dhania powder, 1tsp cumin/jeera powder, 2tsp spicy red chili powder and salt and leave in the refrigerator. (The marinade should be slightly salty).

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Step 2 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 2

To the marinated mutton add 1 cup curd, ½ the chopped mint and coriander leaves and juice of 2 lemons.

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Step 3 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 3

Heat 1½ cups oil in a kadai and fry 1 kg sliced onions till golden brown (don’t over fry them). When cool grind ¾ of the fried onions to a paste. Keep the rest aside for garnish.

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Step 4 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 4

Add the onion paste (keep some aside for the garnish) to the marinated mutton/gosht and mix well.

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Step 5 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 5

Boil the potatoes in pan of water for 20 minutes. Drain and keep aside.

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Step 6 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 6

Use the same oil in which the onions have been fried, and fry the potatoes for 1-2 minutes till they turn a golden brown. Remove from the oil and keep aside.

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Step 7 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 7

Wash the rice. Add water, whole garam masala and salt and bring the water to a boil. The rice needs to just fluff up and will feel raw when you touch it..

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Step 8 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 8

Drain off the water in a colander and keep the rice aside to cool.

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Step 9 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 9

Take a small bowl of the rice and mix it with the orange color.(this is an optional step)

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Step 10 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 10

Now mix this with the remaining white rice and mix well. Add the remaining mint and coriander leaves to the rice and mix well.

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Step 11 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 11

Heat the saffron and crush it into a powder and mix with ½ cup milk. (Use color if you do not have saffron-optional).

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Step 12 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 12

TO LAYER THE BIRYANI:

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Step 13 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 13

Heat 4-5 tbsp of oil in a 12” pan. (use the oil in which the onions have been fried). Spread the marinated mutton in the pan. Add whole green chilies (optional).

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Step 14 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 14

Spread half of the prepared rice on the mutton and spread the potatoes and whole green chilies on top.

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Step 15 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 15

Layer the remaining rice on top of the potatoes and garnish with fried onions.

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Step 16 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 16

Pour the saffron milk and ½ cup oil on top of the rice.

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Step 17 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 17

Pour ½ cup plain milk on top of the rice.

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Step 18 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 18

Roll the atta into a thin roll.

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Step 19 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 19

Seal the pan with the atta. Place the pan on top of the tava and cook on low flame for 70-75 minutes.

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Step 20 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 20

When the atta becomes hard, the biryani is cooked.

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Step 21 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 21

Remove the seal.

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Step 22 Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 22

Serve with onion raita.

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