Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos)

by Lakshmi RamNair
exotic mutton biryani
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 2 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Boneless Mutton - 1 kg
  • raw papaya paste - 2 tbsp
  • Garlic Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp
  • turmeric/haldi powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander/dhania powder - tsp
  • Cumin/Jeera powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 2 tsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • mint/phudina - ½ bunch
  • Coriander leaves - ½ bunch
  • lemons juice - 2
  • Onions - 1 kg
For the rice:
  • Basmati rice(¾ kg) -
  • cinnamon/dalchini - 2-3” pc
  • cloves/lavang - 4-5
  • Star anise - 1
  • black cardamom/elachi - 1
  • green cardamom/elaichi - 4-5
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • mint/phudina - ½ bunch
  • Coriander leaves - ½ bunch
  • Orange color - ¼ cup
  • Potatoes(peeled and cut in half) - 6
  • Saffron - 1 pinch
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Oil - 1 ½
  • Atta - 1 cup
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 2 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Boneless Mutton - 1 kg
  • raw papaya paste - 2 tbsp
  • Garlic Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp
  • turmeric/haldi powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander/dhania powder - tsp
  • Cumin/Jeera powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 2 tsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • mint/phudina - ½ bunch
  • Coriander leaves - ½ bunch
  • lemons juice - 2
  • Onions - 1 kg
For the rice:
  • Basmati rice(¾ kg) -
  • cinnamon/dalchini - 2-3” pc
  • cloves/lavang - 4-5
  • Star anise - 1
  • black cardamom/elachi - 1
  • green cardamom/elaichi - 4-5
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • mint/phudina - ½ bunch
  • Coriander leaves - ½ bunch
  • Orange color - ¼ cup
  • Potatoes(peeled and cut in half) - 6
  • Saffron - 1 pinch
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Oil - 1 ½
  • Atta - 1 cup
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Instructions
  1. Marinate the mutton the day before with 2tbsp raw papaya paste, 1tbsp garlic ginger paste, 1tsp turmeric/haldi powder, 1½tsp coriander/dhania powder, 1tsp cumin/jeera powder, 2tsp spicy red chili powder and salt and leave in the refrigerator. (The marinade should be slightly salty).
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  2. To the marinated mutton add 1 cup curd, ½ the chopped mint and coriander leaves and juice of 2 lemons.
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  3. Heat 1½ cups oil in a kadai and fry 1 kg sliced onions till golden brown (don’t over fry them). When cool grind ¾ of the fried onions to a paste. Keep the rest aside for garnish.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  4. Add the onion paste (keep some aside for the garnish) to the marinated mutton/gosht and mix well.
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  5. Boil the potatoes in pan of water for 20 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
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  6. Use the same oil in which the onions have been fried, and fry the potatoes for 1-2 minutes till they turn a golden brown. Remove from the oil and keep aside.
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  7. Wash the rice. Add water, whole garam masala and salt and bring the water to a boil. The rice needs to just fluff up and will feel raw when you touch it..
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  8. Drain off the water in a colander and keep the rice aside to cool.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  9. Take a small bowl of the rice and mix it with the orange color.(this is an optional step)
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  10. Now mix this with the remaining white rice and mix well. Add the remaining mint and coriander leaves to the rice and mix well.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  11. Heat the saffron and crush it into a powder and mix with ½ cup milk. (Use color if you do not have saffron-optional).
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  12. TO LAYER THE BIRYANI:
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  13. Heat 4-5 tbsp of oil in a 12” pan. (use the oil in which the onions have been fried). Spread the marinated mutton in the pan. Add whole green chilies (optional).
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  14. Spread half of the prepared rice on the mutton and spread the potatoes and whole green chilies on top.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  15. Layer the remaining rice on top of the potatoes and garnish with fried onions.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  16. Pour the saffron milk and ½ cup oil on top of the rice.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  17. Pour ½ cup plain milk on top of the rice.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  18. Roll the atta into a thin roll.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  19. Seal the pan with the atta. Place the pan on top of the tava and cook on low flame for 70-75 minutes.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  20. When the atta becomes hard, the biryani is cooked.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  21. Remove the seal.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
  22. Serve with onion raita.
    Kachha Gosht Biryani (Step By Step Photos) – pachakam.com
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