Hyderabadi Mutton Biriyani is one of my most favorite biriyani recipes from Hyderabadi Cuisine. This biriyani is a dum style of preparation, that goes perfect with raitha, and I love making this biriyani all the time. This is a lamb biriyani and you can also call it gosht biriyani as termed in Urdu. This is an authentic style of preparing Hyderabadi Mutton Biriyani that is tasty and very flavorful too. Dum method is the style of cooking mutton pieces only with the steam produced inside the cooking pot. The success to making Hyderabadi Mutton Biriyani or any biriyani dish is opting for tender meat and cooking in the most appropriate heat. Overcooking and cooking in high heat tends to make the mutton hard. Mutton pieces need to be marinated well preferably overnight with yogurt, oil and other spicy aromatic ingredients. You can also prick the mutton pieces with a fork before applying the marinade. The spicy mixture sinks deep into the flesh. Refrigerate the mutton pieces for best results.
Hyderabadi Mutton Biriyani is unique and special with the amazing blend of crushed fried onions. Onions need to sliced very thin and fried in oil to a crispy golden brown texture. Make sure that the onions do not get burnt. Hyderabadi Mutton Biriyani is an awesome blend of rice, spices and mutton and cooking the dish only with the steam obtained from inside grants a real good flavor and taste. Mutton not cooked before and preparing only through ‘dum’ is a wonderful way for preparing biriyanis with the traditional authentic flavor. Hyderabad is a city well known for its exquisite biriyani dishes. This is a wholesome and very nutritious dish with the richness of protein and other vital nutrients required for body. You can discover a well illustrated Hyderabadi Mutton Biriyani recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.