Jul 24, 2006

Mutton Biryani

Mutton/lamb-medium size pieces1lb
Basmati rice-1lb wash & soak in water
Onions-2nos sliced
Tomato paste –2tbsp
Red chilli –10nos
Green chilli –3nos
Mint leaves-1small bunch finely chopped
Ginger-garlic paste
Garam masala powder-2tsp
Bay leaf-2-3
Salt to taste
Method: Fry sliced onions in ghee/oil till light brown remove half the onions & keep aside & fry the remaining onions till crisp. Dry roast the red chilies for 2mts & grind it to a fine paste with fried onions and green chilies Now marinate mutton with curd chilli onion mixture, tomato paste, salt, garam masala mint leaves and ginger garlic paste .let it marinate for about 1hour. Heat oil in a pan& add mutton and pressure-cook till done. Drain the rice & keep the drained water aside. Heat ghee/oil in a pan add whole spices, when splutter add drained rice & fry for 2minutes. Now boil drained water (add more water if necessary) pour over rice. Water level should be little above the rice. Let it cook till the rice is 3/4cooked.remove the whole spices. Now in a heavy bottomed dish put ghee then add cooked mutton then layer it with rice put little ghee, saffron dissolved in milk, & the crispy onions. Cover it with aluminum foil & put it on a pan & cook on high flame for 5mts then reduce the flame to medium & cook for about 20-25mts. Serve with raita.


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Radhika said...

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Sanjana said...

Hey Radhi

mutton briyani looks very inviting. Can I come for your party. Sure, I can come up with Chicken Fingers (recipe given eljaype) to go with the briyani: