Sunday, April 29, 2012

Mutton Potato Biryani / Aloo Goat Biryani

Mutton Potato Biryani / Aloo Murgh Biryani


Lamb or Goat Pieces250 gms ( Cleaned and chopped )
Ghee / Oil50 gms
Onion 150 gms
Mint leavesA handful,Chopped
Coriander leavesA handful,Chopped
Cinnamon Stick1
Cumin seeds1/4 tsp
Black cardamon1 nos
Fennel seeds1/4 tsp
Red Chilli powder1/2 tsp
Green Chilli2 nos slit
Curd1/4 cup
Lemon juice1/2 tsp
Tomatoes 60 gm
Ginger Garlic paste50 gm
Basmathi rice
300 gm
Turmeric powder1/4 tsp
potato2 no, diced

Procedure :

In a shallow bowl, Marinate goat / Lamb pieces  with a pinch of  turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp of  red chilli powder, a spoon of ginger garlic paste, salt and 2 tsp of yogurt.Set aside for an hour.
Pressure cook the marinated goat / lamb pieces with 1.5 cups of water.
Cook till the mutton pieces become tender. Filter the mutton pieces  from water. Save the remaining water.
Soak the basmathi rice for half an hour.
Heat the pressure cooker, Add oil.
Add the spices like cinnamon, cloves , Black cardamom, Cumin seeds , fennel seeds and fry for a minute.
Now add the chopped onions, Mint leaves , corriander leaves, slit green chilli and fry till the onions become translucent.
Now add the tomatoes and cook till they become mushy.
Add the ginger garlic paste, stir till raw smell goes away.
Add the potatoes , cooked mutton pieces , remaining yogurt,  and salt .
For 1 cup of basmathi rice add 1 1/2 cup of water. Add the water we saved earlier ,Similar way add the required water to boil the rice.
Add the soaked rice , lemon juice and cover the pressure cooker with the lid.
Pressure cook for only 1 whistle.
Turn off and allow it to stay for 5 minutes.

Open the pressure cooker , give a stir and Transfer it to another container.

Serve hot with Onion raitha .


  1. Very delicious Biryani...

  2. Can feel the flavor of Biryani.... Nice clicks ...

    Event: Dish name starts with L


  3. Super inviting and great biryani !!

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  4. Looks yummy.... Murgh means chicken

  5. Really Awesome post and I liked it, You might also like this Hyderabadi Biryani on my blog @