Weekend is not a weekend without a good biryani. I love biryani made by my mother in law, as I have always struggled with Biryani, today Mariam has shared a delicious and easy recipe of Mutton Biryani with us. Make it with love and amaze your family with its taste.
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500 grams of Sela rice (washed & soak at least 1 to 2 hrs)
1 kilogram of Mutton (cut into pieces)
5 large Onions (peeled, finely sliced and fried until crisp) (or you may use ready fried onions)
3 potatoes (optional)
4 sticks of Cinnamon (Dal Cheeni)
2 Big Black Cardamoms (Bari Kaali Ilaichi)
6 small Cardamoms (Choti Ilaichi)
6 Cloves (Long)
2 Bay Leaves (Tezz Patta)
1 tsp. Whole Black Peppers (Kaali Mirch)
1 tsp. Cumin Seeds (Sufaid Zeera)
2 tbsp. Red Chilli Powder (Pisi Lal Mirch)
1 tsp. of Turmeric Powder (Pisi Haldi)
1 tsp. Ginger Paste (Pisi Adrak)
1 tsp. Garlic Paste (Pisa Lehsan)
1 cups Plain Yogurt (beaten)
2 pinches of Saffron (Zaffron) (dissolved in warm water)
1/4 tsp orange food color
A handful of Mint Leaves (Podina) (chopped)
A handful of green coriander leaves (hara dahnia )
4 green chilies
1 Big Black Cardamom (Kaali Baari Ilaichi)
2 Cinnamon Sticks (Dal Cheeni)
2 Small Cardamoms (Choti Ilaichi)
3 Cloves (Loung)
A handful of Kothmir
Salt (to taste)
3 tbsp white vinegar
5 tbsp. Clarified Butter (Ghee)
5 tbsp Refined OilMethod:
To the mutton add the beaten curd, ginger-garlic paste, , chilli powder, haldi, powdered masala, salt and half of the crushed fried onions. Allow the mutton to marinate for 3 hours.
Heat water (2 ½ times more than the rice). As soon as it boils, add the whole masala, white vinegar rice and salt to taste.
Cook the rice till ¾ done and then drain in the colander.
Remove the whole masala and set aside.
Take a heavy-bottomed pot and add the marinated mutton and oil & melted clarified butter, fried onion and cook until meat tender & oil separated. Spread the 1/3 rice in a big pan now make a layer of 1/2 meat matiral then sprinkle the half podina , dhania & slightly cut green chilies . Repeat the steps until all matiral finish . Sprinkle the saffron milk and lemon juice & color. Cover and seal the pot . Put in the oven for bake . Place over high heat for 20-25 minutes.
Lower heat and cook for another 45 minutes.Uncover & mix them slightly serve hot. Enjoy!!!