27 Jun 2016

Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani | Ramzan Special Mughalai Meat Biryani

Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani
Recipe :

Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani | Ramzan Special Mughalai Meat Biryani

Prep Time: 1 and 1\2 hour
Cook time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Recipe Category: Biryani
Serves: 3 to 4 persons

About The Recipe:

2016 Ramzan Special - Mughlai Mutton Layered Dum Biryani | Mughlai Meat Biryani Recipe - is made from the almond, cashews, saffron, spices and simple ingredients. Along with easy steps and instructions. Follow the recipe as below...

Ingredients :

Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani

 To Marinate:

Mutton | Meat - 1\2 kg
Curd - 1 cup
Red Chili Powder - 1\2 tsp
Coriander Seeds Powder - 1\2 tsp
Mint Leaves - 1\4 cup
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tbsp
Salt to Taste

 For Gravy:

Cashews - 10 to 12 nos
Almond | Badams - 10 nos
Sha Jeera - 1 tsp
Cinnamon Stick - 2" long
Cloves - 3 nos
Green Cardamom - 2 nos
Black Cardamom - 1 no
Star Anise - 1 no
Bay Leaf - 1 no
Onion - 2 no (sliced)
Tomato - 3 no (chopped)
Green Chili - 4 to 5 no
Red Chili Powder - 1\2 tsp
Coriander Seeds Powder - 1\2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1\4 tsp
Mint Leaves - 1\4 cup
Coriander Leaves - 1\4 cup
Salt to Taste
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp

For Rice:

Basmathi Rice - 1 and 1\2 cup
Water - 10 cups to 12 cups
Oil - 1 tsp
Green Cardamom - 2 no
Cloves - 2 no
Bay Leaf - 1 no
Cinnamon Stick - 2" long
Salt to Taste


Saffron - 1\2 tsp
Milk - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp + 1 tbsp
Coriander Leaves - 1 tbsp
Mint Leaves - 1 tbsp
Cashews - 10 to 15 nos
Brown Onion - 2 tbsp (optional)

Method :
Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani

Steps To Make The Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani:

  • First marinate the mutton pieces with the mentioned ingredients for an hour and keep aside. (Image 1 and 2)
  • Soak the badam and cashews separately with the hot water for half an hour. Then peel off the badam skin. Grind the badam and cashews together into fine paste with required water and keep aside. (Image 3 and 4)
Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani
  • To make the mutton dum biryani gravy, heat the ghee and oil in a pressure cooker pan and roast the sha-jeera, cinnamon , cloves, green cardamom. black cardamom, star anise and bay leaf. (Image 5)
  • Add the onion and saute until the onion turns slightly golden colour. (Image 6)
  • Add the ginger garlic paste, saute until its raw smell leaves completely. (Image 7)
  • Add the tomatoes and green chili, cook until tender. (Image 8)
  • Add the red chili powder, coriander seeds powder and turmeric powder, saute for an minute. (Image 9)
  • Add the marinated mutton, mix well and cook for about 2 minutes. (Image 10)
Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani
  • Then add the mint leaves and coriander leaves, mix well. (Image 11)
  • Add the badam and cashew paste, mix well. (Image 12)
  • Add 3\4 cup of water, mix well and bring to boil. (Image 13)
  • Cover and pressure cook for an whistle and 20 minutes over simmer. When all the steam has released, open the pan. If the gravy is watery means, cook until turns thick. (Image 14)
Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani
  • To par-boil the rice, first soak the basmathi rice with enough water for 15mins. (Image 15)
  • Boil 10 to 12 cups of water, add in the oil, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom and bay leaf. Then add the soaked basmathi rice and cook the rice for about 3\4th. (Image 16 and 17)
  • Then drain the water completely and take out the spices. (Image 18)
Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani
  • To make the dum, crush the saffron and soak them in the milk for 5 to 10 mins. (Image 19)
  • Take a pot, add a tablespoon of melted ghee, add half of the mutton gravy and spread evenly at the bottom. (Image 20 and 21)
  • Add the half of the par-boiled rice evenly on the top of mutton gravy. (Image 22)
  • Then again layer the remaining gravy and rice evenly. (Image 23 and 24)
Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani
  • Then sprinkle the remaining mint leaves, coriander leaves, saffron milk, ghee roasted cashews and brown onion (optional). (Image 25)
  • Close the pot with lid also ensure that the air is not escaped from the pot while dum. (Image 26)
  • Then place the rice boiled water on the top. (Image 26)
  • Then cook over simmer for about 10 to 15mins. (Image 27)
  • Mix gently and ready to serve.
Mughlai Mutton Dum Biryani
Serving Suggestion: Serve the mughlai mutton dum biryani with hard boiled egg and onion raita.
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Unknown said...

Just too good.


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