Mutton biryani

Ingredients:

For preparing mutton:

Ingredients:

For preparing rice:

  • Basmati (biryani) rice: 250 gm
  • Ghee: 200gm (for deep frying the onion)
  • Onion: 200gm
  • Bay leaf: 1 no.
  • Cumin seed: half teaspoon.
  • Salt: 1 tablespoon
  • Water: 500ml

Ingredients for Masala Potli:

 

Ingredients:

For layering the biryani:

  • Butter: 50 gram
  • Garam masala powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Mint leaf: 10-15 no.
  • Coriander leaves: 20 gm.
  • Ginger Julian: one inch piece
  • Saffron: 1 pinch
  • Kewra essence (optional): 2-3 drops
  • Rose essence: 1 teaspoon
  •  Kneaded wheat flour: to seal the cover of pot
  • Edible color (optional): 1-2 drop

Preparation for making rice:

  1. Clean and wash rice. Keep aside in a sieve.
  2. Chop onion longitudinally and soak in milk. Keep aside.
  3. Take a muslin cloth 5 square inch. Put Potali masala ingredient in it and tie. Masala Potali is ready. Keep aside.

Method:

For making rice:

  1. Take a fry pan, Heat ghee.
  2. Add chopped onion which is soaked in the milk after squeezing extra milk; fry it in high flame till it gets light brown.(fry it into small batches. Do not put all the slices at a time. It will became messy.
  3. Remove it and keep aside.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoon of ghee in fry pan with cumin seed and bay leaf. Allow to sputter it.
  5. Add washed rice and fry for 2 minutes.
  6. The moment some of rice begins to change color. Keep aside
  7. Boil water with masala Potali and salt in cooker. Put fried rice in it.
  8. Place cooker on high flame and bring to full cooking pressure.
  9. Put off the flame. Rice is about 90 % done.
  10. Allow cooker to cool. Keep aside.
  11. After cooling the cooker, stir lightly the rice with the help of fork .keep aside.
  12. Now rice is ready for biryani.

Preparation:

For mutton:

  1. Clean and wash mutton.
  2. Cut onion and tomatoes into small pieces.

Method:

For mutton:

  1. Put oil in the cooker. Heat the oil till smoke is coming.
  2. Put clove, bay leaf, cumin seed, fry till light brown.
  3. Add onion and brown on high flame. (About 7-10 minutes)
  4. Add chopped tomato, ginger paste, and fry it about 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add mutton, chilly, coriander powder. Reduce to low flame.
  6. Fry mutton till liquid dries up (about half an hour).
  7. Add salt and continue to roast for another 5 minutes.
  8. Add water. Close lid and bring to full cooking pressure.
  9. Reduce to lower heat and cook for 10-12 minutes.
  10. Put off the flame. Allow cooker to cool then open.
  11. Add Garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves.
  12. Now, mutton is ready to use for biryani.

Now it is time to layering the biryani:

Method:

  1. Take a large heavy bottom pot with fitting lid.
 1st layer:
  1. Melt 2 tablespoon of ghee in the pot .turn and rotate the pan so that ghee can spread and coat the bottom and side walls. Add half of the mutton in it, and spread all over the bottom.
  2. Add layer of cooked rice. Add half of the saffron milk, fried onion and 1 tablespoon of butter, ginger Julian Garam masala powder, rose water and kewra essence.
  3. Sprinkle the mint and coriander leaves on it.

2nd layer:

  1.  Again pour remaining cooked mutton.
  2. Add layer of cooked rice. Add remaining half of the saffron milk, fried onion and 1 tablespoon of butter, ginger Julian Garam masala powder, rose water and kewra essence.
  3. Sprinkle the mint and coriander leaves on it.
  4. Cover the pot with lid properly.
  5. Use wheat flour dough for sealing the pot of its edges.
  6. Press the dough with the help of thumb, so that steam cannot come out.
  7. Take a tawa (griddle) put it on the medium to low flame. Place the biryani pot on this. Cook this biryani in this process for 40-50 minutes. (Dum)
  8.  Note: make sure pan is heavy bottomed otherwise it will burn.
  9. Put off the flame.
  10. Wait for 10-15 minutes and transfer to serving plate.
  11.   Delicious and aromatic biryani is ready to be served with onion raita and salad.

    Mutton biryani

    Mutton biryani

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Heat ghee

    Heat ghee

    Add washed rice

    Add washed rice

    Add washed rice and fry for 2 minutes

    Add washed rice and fry for 2 minutes

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Melt 2 tablespoon of ghee

    Melt 2 tablespoon of ghee

    Add chopped onion

    Add chopped onion

    fry it in high flame

    fry it in high flame

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Add half of the mutton

    Add half of the mutton

    Add layer of cooked rice

    Add layer of cooked rice

    Add half of the saffron milk

    Add half of the saffron milk

    fried onion and 1 tablespoon of butter, ginger Julian Garam masala powder, rose water and kewada essence.

    fried onion and 1 tablespoon of butter, ginger Julian Garam masala powder, rose water and kewada essence.

    fried onion and 1 tablespoon of butter, ginger Julian Garam masala powder, rose water and kewada essence.

    fried onion and 1 tablespoon of butter, ginger Julian Garam masala powder, rose water and kewada essence.

    Sprinkle the mint and coriander leaves

    Sprinkle the mint and coriander leaves

    Again pour remaining cooked mutton

    Again pour remaining cooked mutton

    Add layer of cooked rice. Add remains half of the saffron milk

    Add layer of cooked rice. Add remains half of the saffron milk

    Add layer of cooked rice. Add remains half of the saffron milk

    Add layer of cooked rice. Add remains half of the saffron milk

    add ginger Julian Garam masala powder

    add ginger Julian Garam masala powder

    add ginger Julian Garam masala powder

    add ginger Julian Garam masala powder

    add rose water and kewada essence

    add rose water and kewada essence

    add rose water and kewada essence

    add rose water and kewada essence

    Cover the pot with lid

    Cover the pot with lid

    biryani pot

    biryani pot

    Cook this biryani in this process for 40-50 minutes. (Dum)

    Cook this biryani in this process for 40-50 minutes. (Dum)

    Mutton biryani

    Mutton biryani

    Mutton biryani

    Mutton biryani                   

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Mutton biryani by Nag Ratna Sahu is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Comments are closed.