Mutton Biryani Recipe

Experience the Best Mutton Biryani Ever

Biryani is loved by almost every person in India if the World. Be it veg biryani or chicken biryani it’s just amazing in taste. I prepared Mutton biryani which is the original biryani as said by many people.

Have this biryani with Raita (Preparation Time: 5 Minutes) and thank me later. Follow this easy step by step recipe make people around you happy with this Mutton biryani.

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients for Mutton

Ingredients Quantity
Mutton 1/2 kg
Onion 3
Ginger-garlic paste 3 teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Cardamom green 2
Cardamom brown 1
Black pepper 1/2 teaspoon
Cloves 3
Nutmeg small piece
Mace small pinch
Red chilli powder 2 teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Salt as needed
Bay leaf 2-3
Cinnamon stick 1-inch piece
Oil 1 cup

Ingredients for Rice

Ingredients Quantity
Rice 1/2 kg
Bay leaf 2-3
Cardamom brown 2
Cardamom green 2-3
Cloves 3-4
Ghee 2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Cinnamon stick 1-inch piece

Ingredients to temper

Ingredients Quantity
Onion 2
Food color small pinch
Cardamom green 3
Cinnamon stick 1/ 2-inch piece
Cardamom brown 2
Cloves 1
Milk 2 teaspoon
Almonds 5-6


1. Heat the oil in pressure cooker and add cinnamon stick, bay leaf and onion. Fry it until onions are golden brown in color and add mutton pieces. Cook mutton for about 5 minutes on high heat.

2. Then add ginger-garlic paste and cook it on slow heat for about 5 more minutes or till oil shows separately. Grind cumin seeds, cardamom brown, cardamom green, cloves, black pepper, nutmeg, mace along with some water to make a fine paste. Then add red chilli powder and coriander powder in it.

3. Add this ground paste and salt to pressure cooker along with 1 glass of water. Close the cooker and cook on high heat till 1 whistle and then keep the flame low and cook for about 10-12 minutes or until mutton cooked properly.

4. Boil 1 & 1/2 litre water along with all the ingredients under the table “ Ingredients for rice”. Then add soaked rice into the water.

5. Cook the rice till ¾ done and then drain in the colander. In the same pan grease with some oil.

Note 1: Heat the oil in a pan and add chopped onion and fry it until golden brown in color( We will use this fried onion for garnish).

Note 2: To prepare the Khushbu Masala, Heat the pan and dry roast cardamom brown, cardamom green, cinnamon stick and cloves till the nice aroma comes, but don’t burn it. Grind these roasted ingredients dry to make a fine  powder.

6. Then put half quantity of semi-cooked rice and place cooked mutton, Khushbu Masala and fried onion on rice as shown below n the picture.

7. Put remaining semi-cooked rice on the top of mutton as a second layer. Dissolve food color in 2 teaspoons of milk and sprinkle over rice. Sprinkle some more fried onion, Khushbu Masala and almonds.

8. Cook covered on high heat for about 1 minutes then keep the flame low and cook for about 15 more minutes till the rice cooked properly. Mutton biryani is ready, serve hot with raita.

9. Enjoy!!

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