Malabar Mutton Biriyani (biryani)
Malabar Mutton Biriyani is a very tasty mutton preparation, tempting beyond words. The flavorful, aromatic mutton biriyani preparation can be easily prepared at home accompanied with raitha and papad. Malabar Mutton Biriyani is unique and special with mutton masala and cooked rice arranged in alternate layers. Malabar Mutton Biriyani is wholesome and very filling for your tummy. Mutton is nutritious rich in vital nutrients required for your tummy. You can explore a well detailed Malabar Mutton Biriyani recipe here.
Servings Prep Time
4people 45minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 45minutes
  1. For preparing Malabar Mutton Biriyani, grind together ginger, garlic and green chillies into a coarse paste.
  2. Clean and soak rice for 30 mins. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan or kadai.
  4. Add 1/2 of the sliced onions and fry, till golden brown. Keep aside.
  5. Heat up the remaining oil.
  6. Season fennel.
  7. Add rest of the sliced onions and cashews and fry, till it becomes soft.
  8. Add tomatoes, ground paste, turmeric powder, pepper powder, curd, mint and coriander leaves and saute, till the oil starts to separate.
  9. Add mutton and cook, till the mutton is 3/4th cooked.
  10. Add salt.
  11. Cook the rice along with all spices and salt, till it is 3/4th done.
  12. Grease a vessel with little ghee.
  13. Spread 1/2 of the mutton masala and place 1/2 of rice over it.
  14. Pour 2 tbspn of ghee on top of it and sprinkle some roasted onion.
  15. Spread the remaining masala and top it with rice followed by ghee and fried onion.
  16. Close it with a air tight lid and put Mutton biryani in dum for 10 – 15 mins.
  17. :- We can put Mutton biryani in oven after layering it in a pyrex or oven safe bowl. Pre heat the oven for 200 degree and keep it for 10 mins. :- If using microwave, layer Mutton Biryani in a microwave safe container and keep the power in defrost mode and set 10 mins.
  18. :- Serve mutton biryani hot with raita and papad.