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Friday, 26 September 2014

Easy Muttton Biryani (Pressure cooker method)

easy mutton biryani

Hi, how about having a plate full of mutton biryani and raita on a rainy Sunday afternoon with kids. Are you ready for that. This can be made within an hour .check it out and it is a no fail recipe. Go on with my instructions and your yummy biryani is ready for your family.

mutton biryani

Ingredients:

Mutton - 1/2 kg
Onion -2 (medium sized ,slice it lengthwise)
Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Tomato -1
Mint leaves - a handful
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Sakthi biryani powder - 2 tsp( my hubby likes this masala)
Basmati rice - 1 1/2 cups( is use double deer basmati rice)
Water - 1 + 3 cups( 1 cup for mutton to cook)
Salt - to taste
Coriander leaves - few
Fried cashews - few
Oil - 2 tsp
Ghee- 1 tsp
To temper:
Cardamom -1
Cloves -2
Cinnamon - a small piece

Procedure:
Step 1:
Wash the mutton thoroughly and strain it in a strainer.
Wash the basmati rice once and soak for 10-15 minutes(until it has bulged a little) and strain it in a strainer.
Cut the onions and tomatoes.
Clean and wash the mint leaves.
Step 2:
Heat a pressure cooker add oil and ghee and add items under tempering.
Now add onions and fry until translucent.

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Next add your ginger garlic paste and fry until raw smell leaves.
Next go on with mint leaves and then tomato.
Fry until tomato turns mushy.

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Step 3:
Now time to add turmeric and sakthi Briyani powder and give a toss.
Now add your mutton pieces and little salt(for the mutton ) and toss it for 3-4 minutes in that .

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Now add one cup of water and mix.
Close the cooker and give for 4 whistles.
Step 4:
After pressure releases open the cooker and again cook until all the water in it gets evaporated and gets a gravy consistency.
Now add your drained rice and give a toss.

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Next add in 2 cups of remaining water and the salt(for the rice)
Check for salt and spicy ness.
Step 5:
Now let it boil for sometime. You will find a stage where the water and the rice are inseparable( c picture)
At this stage reduce the flame to lowest, close the cooker ,put on the weight and cook on slowest flame(dum) for just 8 minutes.
Step6:
Open the cooker only after the pressure releases. Then fluff it with a fork and serve hot along with raita.
Garnish with coriander and fried cashews.

easy mutton biryani

Notes:
Do not open the cooker before pressure releases.
Before adding rice the cooked mutton should be in gravy consistency.
Always fluff it with a fork.

Another method is to pressure cook directly,for that follow until step 4 and close the cooker and give for 2 whistles and switch off the flame and open the cooker after the pressure releases by itself and fluff it with a fork and serve hot.

easy mutton biryani

Cheers,
Jayanthi B

15 comments:

  1. I have never prepared pressure-cooked biryani, looks nice.
    I usually use the same water that I used for soaking rice, water absorbed nutrients will waste naa. :

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    1. Thanks for the idea,will try for that also

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  2. My biggest weakness when it comes to food; rice and mutton. The same goes for my other half. Such a flavorful dish with two of fav.

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  3. Yum! This looks amazing! I just need a pressure cooker now!

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  4. Very tempting biryani................never tried pressure cooker recipe........this time surely try.
    www.tastentips.blogspot.in

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    1. Thanks ,do try and tell me,will be happy to hear from you sudha

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  5. wow that looks delicious. I dont own a pressure cooker ( bit nervous around them as they always make me jump)

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  6. Delicious mutton biriyani love it, you guys had great blog too .

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  8. This looks so perfect:) this is all what i want when i am stressed- will surly bring smile to my face:)

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  9. wow..super tempting and yummy looking mutton biryani, loved the color of the biryani, i too like Shakthi brand masala powder :)

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