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Badham Mutton Biryani

Mutton Biryani- a little differently

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

u can also try this with 1 tomato-chopped fine and 2 tbsp cashew paste and with few crushed cashewnuts.

Ingredients non vegetarian 6 servings


    • 2 cups basmati rice-washed and sauteed in 2 tsp ghee
    • 1 kg mutton pieces-cleaned
    • 1 cup thick coconut milk
    • 2 1/2 cups second coconut milk.
    • 1 tbsp ghee
    • 2 cups golden-fried onions
    • 1 tbsp mint-coriander leaves paste
    • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
    • 1 tbsp ground-spices( 1 cinnamon stick,2 cloves,2 green cardamoms,1/2 tsp saunf, 10 pepper corns)
    • 1 tsp nutmug powder
    • 7 green chillies-slit
    • 1 cup fresh curd
    • a pinch of saffron soaked in 2 tbsp rose water
    • 2 tbsp almond paste and 5 crushed almonds(peeled)
    • 1/4 tsp black-cumin seeds(crushed)
    • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
    • juice of half-lemon
    • 1 tbsp refined oil
    • few coriander and mint leaves

    Directions

    1. Wash the mutton pieces with little salt atleast 5 times.keep it aside.
    2. Heat refined oil in a kadai and add saffron,sugar and fried onions and saute for 3 mins.
    3. Take a pressure pan , add mutton pieces, ginger-garlic paste,saffon-fried onions, ground spices,mint-coriander paste,almond paste,curd,green chillies,salt,lemon juice and ghee.
    4. Now add 1/2 cup ginger-garlic paste washed water,1/2 cup almond paste washed water and mint-coriander paste washed water.
    5. Pressure cook upto 5 whistles or 10-12 mins and keep it aside for 10 mins.
    6. Prepare the coconut milk(1 + 2 1/2 cups).Wash and ghee-saute 2 cups basmati rice.
    7. Open the pressure cooker and add ghee-sauted basmati rice and 3 1/2 cups fresh coconut milk.Sprinkle 1 tsp salt,crushed black cumin seeds and nutmug powder.Mix well for a min.
    8. Pressure cook this upto 1 whistle and turn off the flame.
    9. Serve this Mutton Biryani hot with raita of ur choice, or kebab.

    Comments

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Sorry, in Step6, the thick and the second coconut milk prepared should be 1 + 1 1/2 cups respectly i.e. 2 1/2 cups in total and in Step 7: add 2 1/2 cups coconut milk along with the other mentioned ingredients.

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