Mutton Biryani Recipe

Mutton Biryani
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Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


For meat
 Mutton500 Gram
 Onions115 Gram
 Ginger5 Gram
 Garlic flakes1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coriander powder15 Gram
 Green chilies3
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Dried coconut50 Gram (Copra)
 Poppy seeds10 Gram, ground
 Cinnamon2 Gram
 Cardamom2 Gram
 Peppercorns2 Gram
 Curds225 Gram
 Salt To Taste
 Fat50 Gram
For rice
 Pulao rice400 Gram
 Onion55 Gram
 Cloves2 Gram
 Bay leaf2 Gram

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 870 Calories from Fat 330

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g57.2%

Saturated Fat 16.6 g83%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 101.7 mg

Sodium 218.8 mg9.1%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.6%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 5.2 g

Protein 35 g69.8%

Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 40%

Calcium 17.8% Iron 27.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Clean and cut meat. Soak in curd.
2. Roast and powder cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, and peppercorns.
3. Grind together red chillies, half the onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies and copra.
4. Heat fat. Add sliced onions. Add ground spices and fry. Add meat. Fry well. Add ground poppy seeds.
5. Add remaining curds and salt and cook gently till meat is tender.
6. Add powdered spices. Remove from fire.
1. Slice onions. Heat fat. Fry onions and remove.
2. Add spices. When they crackle, add rice and fry for a few minutes longer.
3. Add salt and double the quantity of hot water.
4. When rice is cooked and all moisture has evaporated, remove from fire.
Make a layer of rice in a pan, sprinkle with saffron water, place meat layer over it and again cover with rice.