Monday, December 31, 2012

Good Bye To 2012 with Mutton Biriyani



Ingredients
Rice
Biriyani Rice: 2 ½ cups
Salt: needed
Cardamom Pods: 4
Cinnamon Stiocks: 2” stick
Cloves: 3
Bay leaves: 2
Star aniseed: 2
Ghee: 1tbsp
Lemon Juice: 1tbsp
Masala
Mutton: 3/4 kg
Onion: 4
Tomato: 2
Ginger garlic paste: 2tbsp each
Green Chilli Crushed: 3
Chilli Powder: 1tbsp
Turmeric powder: 1 tsp
Coriander Powder: 1tbsp
Garam masala powder: 1 tsp
Coriander leaf: ½ bunch
Mint Leaves: ¼ bunch
Yogurt: 4 tbsp
Salt: needed
Oil/ghee: 6-7tbsp (or as needed)
Layering
Lemon juice: of 1 lemon
Chopped coriander leaves: 4tbsp
Mint leaves chopped: 2tbsp
Garam Masala: 2tsp
Ghee: 3 tbsp
Fried Onion ,Cashew nut and raisins: for garnishing (optional)

Method Of Preparation
Rice
Wash and soak rice for minimum 1 hour. Drain it before cooking.
Bring water to boil, add salt, ghee, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves, star aniseed, lemon juice and soaked rice to it. Drain it when its 80% cooked.

Masala
Heat oil in a pan ,add sliced onion, when it turns yellowish brown add ginger garlic paste, stir and now add garam masala, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder,salt and add tomato. When tomato is cooked, add washed and drained mutton pieces. When it heats all over put in low flame. No need to add any water. After keeping in low flame it itself will produce water. When mutton is cooked and gravy is thick add coriander and mint leaves. Then add well stirred yogurt and stir it well. Put in low flame about 5-10 minutes. Switch off the flame.

Layering
Grease the pressure cooker/a pan with air tight lid with some oil/ghee. Heat it in a low flame.
Add half of the cooked rice on top of it add some fried onions, cashews, raisins, chopped coriander leaf, lemon juice, ghee and put half of the mutton masala , add the other half of cooked rice on top of it, add some fried onions, cashews, raisins, chopped coriander leaf, lemon juice, ghee.
Close the lid put in full flame for a minute, after that keep in a very low flame for about 30-45minutes.
Open after 30 minutes. Serve with raita of your choice.
                                       


7 comments:

Vimitha Anand said...

Flavorful biryani dear. Wishing u a happy new year...

Vidya said...

Wishing you and your family a Very Happy and Prosperous New Year.
Biryani looks very delicious and tempting

Julie said...

Aromatic flavors,delicious!!
Wishing you & family a very Happy New Year!!
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runnergirlinthekitchen.blogspot.com said...

A perfect way to end the year on a lip smacking note!

Beena.stephy said...

yummy biryani

Neela Manogar said...

Its just awesome and inviting.
Happy new year dear.

Anonymous said...

thanks for sharing.