Sunday, May 2, 2010

Madras Mutton Briyani

Our almost sunday special's goes to Biriyani, today i prepared this madras aka chennai style mutton briyani after a long..Biriyani are always been a festive dish especially on sundays...This madras mutton briyani goes for usual way of making of briyani, but this dish goes for a spicy paste prepared with green chillies, ginger garlic paste, poppy seeds, coriander leaves and onions..This spicy paste is very important for making this Madras style mutton briyani..The ingredients list for making out this briyani goes for a long list eventhough this dish is quite similar and easy as like our usual briyanis..For vegetarian version of this briyani, u can go for mixed veggies or for soya chunks both together works out wonder too.


1kg Mutton pieces
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
4cups Basmati rice
3nos Onions(chopped lengthwise)
3nos Tomatoes (chopped finely)
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1tsp Red chilly powder
1tsp Coriander powder
2cups Curd
4cups Water
1cup Mint leaves (chopped)
4tbsp Ghee
Salt
Oil
2nos Bay leaves
5nos Cloves
2no Cinnamon stick
3nos Cardamom

Spice paste:
3nos Green chillies
2tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1tsp Poppy seeds (soaked in warm water)
1/4cup Coriander leaves (chopped)
1no Onion (chopped)

Masala Powder:
1no Star anise
1inch Cinnamon stick
5nos Cloves
4nos Cardamoms

Wash the mutton and pressure cook for 3whistles with turmeric powder, salt and 2cups of water...Once the pressure released, drain the water from the mutton and keep aside..meanwhile soak the rice for 15 minutes,drain the water..fry the rice with 2tbsp of ghee in a kadai..Grind the ingredients given in the list for masala powder as fine powder and grind the ingredients given for spice paste as thick paste and keep aside..

Heat enough oil in a heavy bottom vessel, fry the bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon stick and cardamom seeds, add in the onions and fry till they turns transculent, add the grounded spice paste and fry till the oil separates..now add the chopped tomatoes and slit opened green chillies..saute until the tomatoes turn mushy..Now add the cooked mutton,masala powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and salt..fry everything well until the oil get separates.

Add the curd,2cups of water and the leftover 2cups of cooked mutton water to the vessel..close the lid, bring it to boil on high flame..once the water startes boiling reduce the flame to low and put in the rice and chopped mint leaves, close the lid and let the rice cook..

Open the lid after 5minutes and drizzle the remaining the ghee over the top and close again the lid..Once the rice get cooked put off the stove..

Serve this delicious Madras mutton briyani with onion raita...

34 comments:

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

For mutton biryani, my mom used to add poppy seeds. But I'm unaware of this madras mutton biryani. Sure tastes wonderful and spicy! Love this different version of Chennai biryani! My next post is chicken biryani! :)

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Very yummy looking mutton biriyani. Very spicy looking dish.

loved the simple explanation. Would try it out very soon.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

Priya...delicious biriyani..Looking very spicy and yummy...Love the biriyani..

Love
Kairali sisters

Niloufer Riyaz said... Reply To This Comment

Priya! this biryani looks mouth watering. Can I have it

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

I never tried this type of biryani before but would love to have it soon...looks yumm priya

Krishnaveni said... Reply To This Comment

poppy seeds for mutton biriyani...looks interesting. delicious and perfectly done biriyani. i feel hungry now!!!

Cool Lassi(e) said... Reply To This Comment

Weekend Special-a?? Lovely biryani dear. I am jolling looking at it. Amongst biryani, I am partial to mutton biryani. Then CHicken and veggie..in that order. Happy weekend!

Mrs.Menagasathia said... Reply To This Comment

wowww very yummy biryani!! i want to try this version..sunday spl super priya!!

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Priya,

I love biryani, i need to try with veggie . Yours is tempting.

PALATABLE said... Reply To This Comment

Although a lot of ingredients needed but turns out really great and nice pic too dear....

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Babli said... Reply To This Comment

New and interesting way of preparing mutton biryani. Looks spicy, delicious and tempting.

Yummy Team said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy biriyani, thanks for sharing this mutton biriyani recipe, Priya. Chicken and mutton biriyani are my most favorite dishes..So I am always on the lookout for new biriyani recipes..Bookmarked it!!

Fimère said... Reply To This Comment

un plat festif et épicé c'est le bonheur pour les papilles, j'adore
belle présentation
bonne soirée

Malar Gandhi said... Reply To This Comment

Madras mutton biriyani looks awesome, inviting...veetuku varalama?, just kidding.

Gita Jaishankar said... Reply To This Comment

Wow I am drooling here Priya :) I too prepare briyani this way only although it has been quite a while since I made this...your picture makes me crave for mutton briyani :(

Kalai said... Reply To This Comment

wow! am drooling here Priya. Looks so tempting and you have got the nice brown color! Simply superb!

SS said... Reply To This Comment

Hey Priya.. looks like you have a very good hand with non-veg stuff! Everything looks delicious always! :) This biryani also looks very tasty. Good to have found your blog! Cheers!

Sumi said... Reply To This Comment

wow, looks very tempting priya..Iam a sucker for such biriyani's

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Priya! this biryani looks mouth watering. Can I have it

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said... Reply To This Comment

OMG Priya!!! U made me drool terribly early morning..:D~~~~

I'm mutton lover too...ur briyani looks sinfully delicious...Owhhhhh! :(

Jay said... Reply To This Comment

Hy Dear,

Mouthwatering Madras Mutton biryani...Looks perfect and spicy.

Fathima said... Reply To This Comment

yummy and spicy biryani... would love any version of biriyani...

Rumana Rawat said... Reply To This Comment

This is a mouth watering biriyani. looks very very delicious...

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

Mutton biriyani looks delicious.>Addition of poppy seeds is new to me..

Chitra said... Reply To This Comment

Mutton Biriyani is the best of all biriyanis. Delicious!

shahana said... Reply To This Comment

Loooks so so so tempting!

Valarmathi said... Reply To This Comment

Wow......yummy mutton biriyani looks tempting and delicious.

aquadaze said... Reply To This Comment

This sounds really amazingly delicious! I've gotta try this biryani the very next weekend!!

SathyaSridhar said... Reply To This Comment

Priya,,,Mutton biriyani super paa paarkum poedhae echil ooruthu naanum nethu biryani thaan seithen..Neenga biryani la sertha ingredients sounds great dear..

Sridevi said... Reply To This Comment

Good click of spicy biriyani . Basmati rice is cooked at the right level.

Happy Cook said... Reply To This Comment

Why dodn't you parcel this delicous biriyani to me in that box :-)

Shabitha Karthikeyan said... Reply To This Comment

wow..yummy briyani..Never added poppy seeds to it..will try it next time..

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

We had chick Biryani Priya, Mutton version is more flavorful!

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