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mutton biryani



Mutton Biryani is a popular and delectable dish of Indian cuisine, made with aromatic basmati rice and tender mutton pieces spiced up with flavorful spices. It is often garnished with fried onions, boiled eggs, and served with raita or a side salad. The dish is believed to have originated from the Indian subcontinent but has gained popularity worldwide. It's a rich, hearty dish often prepared for special occasions and celebrations.

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500 grams

basmati rice

2 cups

onions, thinly sliced


tomatoes, chopped



1 tablespoon

garlic paste

Biryani masala

2 tablespoons


1/2 cup


few strands


1/4 cup

oil or ghee

4 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Marinade the mutton pieces with ginger-garlic paste, Biryani masala, yogurt, and salt. Allow it to rest for a few hours.

Step 2:

Cook the basmati rice until it is 70% done and drain the water.

Step 3:

In a pan, heat oil or ghee. Add the sliced onions and fry until golden brown. Remove half for the garnish.

Step 4:

In the same pan, add the tomatoes. Cook until soft.

Step 5:

Add the marinated mutton to the pan and cook on a low flame until tender.

Step 6:

Layer the partially cooked rice over the mutton. Sprinkle the fried onions and strands of saffron soaked in milk.

Step 7:

Cover with a lid and cook on a low flame for about 30 minutes for the flavors to blend.

Step 8:

Serve the Mutton Biryani hot with raita or salad.

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