Thalassery Mutton Biriyani is a unique and distinct traditional styled authentic dish served for festive occasions and other functions in Thalassery, along the Malabar region of Kerala. Thalassery is a small commercial hamlet in Kannur. Their famous Thalassery biriyanis are a culinary treat. No festive celebration is ever complete without a biriyani dish. Its a must for all occasions. Thalassery Mutton Biriyani is one such flavorful biriyani dish that is specially prepared with aromatic herbs and spices. Of all biriyani dishes Thalassery Mutton Biriyani is my favorite that I can never get enough of. My allegiance to this fragrant and aromatic, mutton and rice preparation is ever the same. I will be loyal throughout, I pledge. We have many varieties of biriyani dishes available in Indian Cuisine. I love them all and the basic theory and premise remains the same. Rice, meat, seafood, spices, all are brought together for a satisfying one pot comfort meal. Enjoying a wholesome biriyani is a celebration of love, life and all things available in our good Earth.
When my spirits are down, a good biriyani will lift me up and Thalassery Mutton Biriyani is one such dish. Cooked rice and spicy mutton masala is layered in an oven safe thick vessel with a generous sprinkling of ghee and cooked in ‘dum’ style of preparation. Fragrant mutton and rice cooked in spices are married together by slowly cooking in layers and absorbing each other’s aromatic flavors. One another specialty of Thalassery Mutton Biriyani is that, mutton is cooked well, soft and succulent. Flavorful and home made garam masala is again sprinkled over the layered dish before cooking in ‘dum’. Mutton is nutritious, rich in protein and other vital nutrients required for body. Thalassery Mutton Biriyani is a very tasty mutton delicacy that can be easily prepared at home. Explore the recipe here.
Tried this thalassery biryani twice, it is excellent. What a biryani!.. Loved it.. Yummy.