Kerala Simple Mutton Biriyani


Kerala Simple Mutton Biriyani

Mutton biriyani in a south Indian style
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Clean the meat and marinate it with pepper powder and turmeric powder. Leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Boil it with little salt and water.
  • For Masala Paste:- 1)Fry red chillies, fennel, coriander seeds, poppy seeds and cumin seeds.
  • Grind them to a fine paste with grated coconut, garlic and ginger.
  • Grind them again into a thick paste with curd.
  • For the biriyani: 1)Heat oil in a pan and saute` well bay leaves, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, mace and chopped onions.
  • Add the boiled meat and fry well.
  • Add green chilly and the masala paste followed by chopped tomatoes and turmeric powder.
  • Add enough stock or ordinary water with salt.
  • Add the washed rice and allow it to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add chopped mint and coriander leaves and top it with limejuice.
  • Close the lid and cook.
  • :- Serve hot with raitha or any gravy spicy curry.
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Response (1)
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    parvathy August 18, 2007

    thanks a lot, but wanted to know as to do it in a pressure cooker will be better or in an open pan with a closed lid foe the staem.

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