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The Perfect Celebration Dish: Make Mughlai Biryani for a Royal Feast!

This is a flavorful briyani recipe which is a typical dish from the Mughal’s. This is rich creamy and full of flavour. Try the easy recipe of Mughlai Biryani  shown below.

[one_third] Prep Time: 30 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 1 hour 30 mins[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 5[/one_third_last]


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  • 500 gm mutton or lamb
  • 250 gm rice, boiled
  • 125 gm milk
  • 10 almonds, blanched
  • 2 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup clarified butter
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 4 tablespoon lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoon mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin seed
  • 1/2 tablespoon saffron
  • 1/2 tablespoon red chili powder
  • salt to taste

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 5 servings

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Step 1

Wash rice and soak for 30 minutes

Step 2

Heat oil in a deep wok over medium heat. Add onions, and fry until golden brown.

Step 3

Soak saffron strands in water.

Step 4

Melt butter in the same pan. Add ginger garlic paste, red chilies and almonds. Saute in butter for 2 minutes or until fragrant.

Step 5

Add mutton and salt. Stir and cook for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

Step 6

Add water. Bring to a boil then lower heat to medium low. Cook until meat becomes tender and all water evaporates.

Step 7

Now boil rice with salt in another wok.

Step 8

In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt,cloves, cardamoms, cumin seed, mint leaves, chopped chillies and coriander. Strain the saffron water and add lemon juice. Pour over the mutton.
Cook 2-3 minutes longer.

Step 9

Sprinkle half of the boiled rice over the mutton. Add fried onion. Then cover with remaining rice. Pour milk and butter on top.

Step 10

Cover with a lid; seal the edges of the pan with flour paste. Put the wok on hot griddle for one hour. Mughlai Biryani is ready to serve. ENJOY!
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  • Serve with salad, raita.

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