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Dum Mutton Biryani

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Cooking is like LOVE._x000D_ You must enter it with abandon or not enter at all._x000D_ And cooking with LOVE provides food for the soul... Anonymous._x000D_ The mutton biryani cooked in the classic dum style is a little bland when compared to the spice levels and is nothing like the hot spicy Andhra biryani. Nevertheless is a food for the authentic Indian soul who loves Biryani any way
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Recipe CategoryNon-Vegetarian
Served AsDinner, Lunch
CuisineMughlai
Servings 3
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Ingredients
  

  • Chunky Mutton pieces - 600gms
  • Curd - 1/2 cup
  • Diced tomatoes - 2
  • Sliced onions - 1 large
  • Ginger garlic paste lot of garlic less of ginger, freshly ground - 4 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri Red Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1tbsp
  • Coriander leaves - 3-4 sprigs
  • Green Chillies Slit : 3
  • Oil for cooking
  • Soaked Basmati rice - 2 cups
  • Bay leaf - 2
  • Elaichi & cloves - 3-4
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Instructions
 

  • Chop the Onion, Tomatoes and set aside 
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  • Grind the ginger garlic to a fine paste. Do not use the bottled/packet ones as the taste will vary
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Marinate the mutton pieces for 30 mins with the juice of 1 lime 
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • In a pressure cooker, heat  some oil/ghee and add the Elaichi(Green Cardamon), Cloves and Cinnamon stick 
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Next add the sliced onions & green chillies  and saut for 3-4 mins 
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add the coriander leaves next 
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Finally add the  freshly ground ginger garlic paste . Cook with constantly stirring until the raw smell disappears on a medium flame
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add the marinated mutton pieces and coat it with all the fried ingredients
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add the dry spice powders - Chilli powder, Coriander powder, turmeric and salt. And then add the curd and stir all the ingredients
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Next add the diced tomatoes to the mutton spice mixture. Cook until the tomato becomes pulpy and the oil  starts to seperate
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add in a glass of water and let the mixture pressure cook for 3 whistles . This is how it would look once its off the pressure and you open the lid
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Collect the upper layer of the fatty oil of the meat & spice gravy and set aside 
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • In another vessel, par boil the soaked basmati rice with turmeric, bay leaves & elaichi . Drain the  excess water once done
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Layer out the mutton mixture and rice and give a gentle stir. Remember  to avoid over stirring as this will break down the basmati grain and reduce its flaky texture. Pour over the excess fatty oil collected in a separate bowl and simmer it for 10mins by covering it with a lid sealed with chapati dough 
    Dum Mutton Biryani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
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Jyothi Varne
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