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Korma Biryani

Korma Biryani
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time

45 - 50 Mins

A traditional recipe of Korma Biryani that speaks the language of aromatic spices and flavorful meat. Serve hot with raita.
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Source:  Chef Maeda Rahat Ali
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  • Mutton ½ kg
  • Rice 450 gm (soaked)
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Ginger 1 piece (chopped)
  • Onion 3 (sliced and fried)
  • All spice 1 tsp
  • Yogurt 1 cup (whipped)
  • Clove 5 – 6
  • Potato 4 – 5
  • Cumin 1 tsp
  • Black pepper 6 – 8 (whole)
  • Green cardamom 4 – 5
  • Clarified butter 1 cup
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander 1 tbsp (ground)
  • Nutmeg and mace ½ tsp (ground)
  • Bay leaf 1
  • Onion for topping 1 (sliced, fried)
  • Yellow food color as required

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Cooking Directions

  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a rolling boil and add soaked rice in it.

  2. Then add nutmeg and mace and cook till rice is 3/4 cooked.

  3. Drain in a strainer and keep aside.

  4. Now heat 2 tbsp clarified butter in another pan and fry mutton in it for a while.

  5. Now take out in a bowl.

  6. Add green cardamom, black pepper, clove, cumin, all spice and ginger garlic paste in the same pan and cook on low heat.

  7. Add coriander, bay leaf and red chili, cook well.

  8. Now add meat and a little water. Cover and cook until meat is tender.

  9. Add onion, yogurt, potato and ginger, cover it and cook till potatoes are tender.

  10. Now spread a layer of boiled rice over the mutton and potato curry.

  11. Then sprinkle onion, salt and yellow food color over it.

  12. Repeat the layering step with the remaining ingredients.

  13. Then add a little clarified butter on top.

  14. Cover with a tight lid and cook on very low flame for 15 minutes.

  15. Delicious korma biryani is ready.

  16. Serve hot with raita.

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  1. i made this korma biryani realy was tasty thanks maoidha.

    on Feb 2 2014 2:04AM Report Abuse ZOYA
  2. its a very helpful web. i really take every help from it. i like khaana pakana. n its great. mushkil waqt mein bhi kaam aata hai.

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