Mutton Biryani

By on November 4, 2011

 Mutton Biryani

Ingredients:

1) 1/2 kg Mutton
2) 2 Cups basmati rice
3) Few flakes garlic
4) 3 tsp Coriander powder
5) Dried coconut
6) 1 Inch stick cinnamon
7) 3 Green chillies
8) 1 tsp Chilli powder
9) 1 Cup onion
10) 1 Inch piece ginger
11) 1 tsp Poppy seeds
12) 3 Cloves, peppercorns and cardamoms
13) 1 Cup curd
14) 1/2 Cup onion
15) 2 Bay leaf
16) 8 tbsp Fat
17) Salt to taste Method:

Method
1. Clean the meat and cut into pieces.
2. Soak the meat in curd.
3. Roast cardamom, cinnamon, peppercorns and powder cloves. Make powder.
4. Grind ginger, red chillies, green chillies, half the onions, garlic and copra.
5. Now heat fat in a pan. Add chopped onions and ground spices.
6. Fry until onions turn golden brown.
7. Now add meat and fry well. Add poppy seed powder.
8. Add salt and remaining curd. Cook till meat becomes tender.
9. Add powdered spices to it and remove from the flame.
10. Chop remaining onions. Fry them in fat in a separate pan.
11. Add cloves and bay leaf.
12. Fry for few minutes and add rice. Fry for another few minutes.
13. Put salt to taste and make the quantity of water double.
14. Remove from the flame when rice gets cooked and no moisture is left.
15. Arrange a part of cooked rice in a pan and sprinkle saffron water over it.
16. Place the meat over it and cover with rice layer once again.
17. Garnish with fried onions and nuts.
18.Mutton Biryani is ready.