Friday, November 6, 2009

Mutton Biryani

We need:



Mutton 2 pounds
Red Onion 1 large
Curd !cup
Green chillies 6
Ginger garlic paste 1 1/2 sp
Cardamom 3
Cloves 4
Bay leaves 2
Cinnamon 2inch stick
Grated coconut 3/4cup
Mint leaves 1cup
Cilantro 1cup
Chilli powder 2sps
Tomato 1medium
Oil 1/2cup
Rose water 3sps
Food color pinch ( I used yellow and orange color)
Basmathi Rice 3 cups
Salt to taste



Method:



Take medium size mutton pieces.
Marinate with curd, chopped green chillies and salt over night or 4 hrs before.
Add only half of the salt per ur taste bcas will be adding salt to rice too.
In a pan heat oil and add whole garam masalas( cinnamon,cloves, 1 bayleaf, cardomam) and add onion cut into lengthwise pieces.
Add ginger garlic paste and saute till onions turn golden brown.
Now add marinated mutton and fry for 5 mits.
Now add Grated or coconut paste, chilli powder and tomato pieces.
Cook for another 5 mits and add chopped mint and cilantro leaves.
Cook till muttton is 80% cooked.

Meanwhile was rice and add 8cups water and cook on high flame.
Add Bayleaf, little oil and salt.
Cook till Its 75% cooked.
Now take a aluminium oven safe tray and add 1/2 of the cooked rice.
Top it up with chopped cilantro, 1 1/2 sp rose water and food color mixed in water.
Now add mutton curry on top and add rest of the rice.
Now again add cilantro, rose water and food color on top of the ric eas shown in the below pic.

Take a wet paper towel and sqeeze the excess water.
Cover rice with the paper towel and Seel the tray with aluminium foil tightly.
Cook in over on 350 degrees for 45mits and remove.
Serve hot.

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