Mutton biryani

Mutton biryani
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Category: main dish


Serves: 3-4
Prep Time: 1 hour 20 mins
Total Time: 2 hours 50 mins

For marinade:
250 gm mutton/goat/lamb with or without bones, cut into big pieces;
1 tbsp yogurt;
1/2 tsp crushed garlic;
1 tsp grated/paste fresh ginger;
1/2 tsp red chilli powder;
1/2 tsp salt;
pinch of turmeric powder;
1/2 tsp garam masala.

For rice:
1 and 1/2 cup basmati rice (long grain rice), soaked in water for 30 minutes;
4 cups of water;
juice from 1 lime or 1/2 lemon.

Cooking the meat:
1 bay leaf;
1 stick cinnamon;
2 green cardamoms;
2 cloves;
1 star anise;
1 mace;
1/2 tsp fennel seeds;
2 onions, chopped;
2 tomatoes, cubed;
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste or 1/2 tsp crushed garlic and 1 tsp grated fresh ginger;
2 green chillies, cut big;
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint and coriander/cilantro leaves;
1 tbsp coriander powder;
1/2 tsp red chilli powder, more or less, as per taste;
1 tsp cumin powder;
1 tsp garam masala;
ghee or oil;
2 cups of water;

1 onion, julienne cut and deep fried;
Few fresh cilantro/coriander leaves to garnish.


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Added 9 years ago by:
Irina Irina
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