Sunday, November 4, 2012

Mutton Briyani / Mom's Recipe

  Briyani will be everyone's favorite , whether it may be veg / non – veg according to their preference. The name briyani is derived from the Persian word Beryá(n) which means “ fried” or “roasted”.
 This briyani recipe  I am sharing here is how we make in our home i.e. my mom’s recipe. Vegetarians can substitute with the veggies.
Requirements :
Mutton – 500 g
Cooking Rice – 2 cup
Onion – 2
Tomato – 5
Mint leaves – ½ bunch
Coriander leaves – ½ bunch
Butter – 1 tbs
Curd – ½ cup
Green chilly - 2
To grind :
Ginger – 3’’ piece
Garlic – 10 cloves
Cinnamon – 2’’ piece
Cloves -4
Aniseed – 2 tsp
Star anise – 1
Mace – 1
Marati mokku – 1
Bay leaf – 1
Dry chilly – 6 - 7

Method :
Wash and Soak rice for fifteen minutes.
Wash the mutton pieces and keep aside.
Grind the to grind ingredients to a fine paste.
Heat the pressure cooker and add butter.

Add the sliced onion and sauté well till translucent.

Add the grounded masala and sauté well.

Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for few minutes.

Add the curd and mix well.

Now , add the mutton pieces and mix well.
Cook for five minutes.

 Add the chopped coriander and mint leaves. Mix well.

Add the soaked rice and sauté for five minutes.

Add about  4 ½ cup of water and slit green chillies.

Add the required salt and mix well.

When the water boils  , close the lid.
Cook for two whistles.
After ten minutes, open the lid and Mix well .

Mutton briyani is ready to serve.

Serve with onion raita / mutton gravy.


  1. Yum!! Wish I was there while your Mom was preparing :) Must have been tasty and flavorful!! Lucky u :) Thanks for linking it to our event dear :)
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    1. divya come to our home to taste. yeah it was very tasty.

  2. Super flavourful briyani,wish i get some rite now.

  3. Delicious Flavourful Briyani.
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  4. My all time favourite.... Nice clicks...

  5. thanks for sharing.