Thursday, September 9, 2010

Dum Mutton Biriyani Recepie(Goat/Lamb)

Dum Mutton Biriyani


Goat/Lamb-1 Kg
Ghee/Oil-200 ml
Onion-600 gm
Mint leaves-1 bunch
Coriander leaves-1 bunch
Cinnamon Stick-2
Black cardamon-2
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Green Chilli- 8 nos
Red Chilli powder-3 tsp
Curd- 1 cup
Lemon juice-2 tsp
Tomatoes-250 gm
Ginger paste -100 gm
Garlic paste-100 gm
Basmathi rice-1 kg
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
saffron -1/4 tsp
saffron powder(Kesari powder)-1/4 tsp
Fried onions-a handful
Milk-2 tsp
salt-As per taste

Step 1:
Take a large bowl , add the cut goat/Lamb pieces ,4 tsp yogurt ,salt,2 tsp of red chilli powder and add 2 tsp of ginger garlic paste and soak it for an hour.Transfer these contents to pressure cooker and add little water and cook for 15mts till the pieces  are cooked well.
Add saffron to hot milk.
Step 2:
In another pan bring water to boil and add 1 clove 1 cinnamon and cumin seeds,little oil and bring the basmathi rice to boil.It should only be 70 % cooked and drain the remaining water .
Step 3:
In a pan ,add the remaining Ghee/oil add the cloves,cardamom,cinnamon, cumin seeds  and add onion slit green chillies and mint leaves.Stir till onion is cooked.Then add tomatoes and cook till it is soft.Then add ginger and garlic paste ,and add the contents from pressure cooker(from step 1), turmeric powder, chilli powder  and yogurt and salt and bring it to boil and cook till oil separates from mixture.
Step 4:
Last step is the layering.
In a big pan put one layer of Mutton curry mixture (from step 3) at the bottom and then add a layer of rice above it .Sprinkle fried onions, corriander and mint leaves .Then add the mutton layer and then add the remaining rice on top.Sprinkle fried onions, corriander and mint leaves .Mix saffron powder in water and sprinkle on the top layer .Add the saffron which was soaked in milk to the rice.Cover the pan with Aluminum foil .
Step 5:
Turn on the convection oven to Bake mode and set the temperature to 375F.Keep the pan and cook for about 45 mts in the oven.

If you dont have a oven , you could make the dum on the stove.Keep the dosa pan on stove and put the pan covered with a strong plate and keep the water in a small vessel and put this  on top of the plate and cook it in medium flame for 30 mts.

Now spicy tasty Mutton biriyani is ready


  1. Nice recipe with easy cooking method, that suits indian style of cooking.