Tuesday 7 November 2017

Green Mutton Biryani Recipe/ Green Chilli-Mint-Coriander Mutton Biryani/Green Mutton Biryani Recipe/Mutton Biryani Recipe Step by Step Photos

Today I am going to share a very interesting and tempting Green Mutton Biryani/Green Chilli-Mint-Coriander Mutton Biryani. This is very flavourful Green Biryani made with mint, coriander leaves, green chillies, black pepper paste and coconut milk. Do try out this Green Mutton Biryani and post your comments. Also check out other interesting and mouthwatering Chicken Varuvals/Fry/Biryanis/Gravies etc hereMutton/goat Meat Recipes,Fish & Egg Recipes

Here's how to make Green Mutton Birynai with step by step photos...
Mutton/Goat Meat
½ kg
Basmati Rice
2 ½ cup
2 thinly sliced
Green Chillies
4 slit lengthwise
Mint Leaves/Pudhina
One handful
Lemon Juice
2 tsp
Turmeric Powder
½ tsp
As needed
Coconut Milk
2 cups [from one coconut]
1 cup

For Grinding
Mint Leaves/Pudhina
1 bunch
Coriander Leaves
1/4 bunch
Green Chillies
Black Pepper Corns
1 tsp
1 stick
Bay Leaf/Brinji Elai
Fennel Seeds/Sombu
¼ tsp
One Pinch
1 tbsp

3 inch piece
Garlic Cloves

For Tempering
Oil + Ghee
3 tbsp
Cinnamon Sticks/Pattai
Bay Leaf
Star Anise
Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes                       Recipe Category: Main Course           
Cooking Time: 45 minutes                                     Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6

Wash and soak basmati rice for 15 -20 minutes.

Grind the ingredients mentioned in the table (green paste) and keep it aside. Grind the ginger & garlic together and keep aside.

Wash and clean the mutton really well. Add the ginger & garlic paste to the mutton pieces and mix really well.

Now add the green paste, turmeric powder, salt and yogurt to the mutton pieces. Mix really well.

Add very little water (only if needed) and pressure cook the mutton/goat meat for 4 -5 whistles. Switch off the stove. After the steam releases, check the amount of water (green masala) measure and keep it aside.

Extract the coconut milk and keep it aside. Total amount of water(green masala) + coconut milk required will be 4 ½ cups, the ratio of rice to water is 1: 1 ½ cups.

Heat oil + ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel, add cinnamon sticks, cloves, bay leaves, star anise, cardamom and fry it for 20-30 seconds.

Add onions, green chillies and sauté until translucent.

Now add mint/pudhina and fry until nice aroma arises.

Now add the coconut milk mixture to the onions. 

Let it come to boil, add the cooked mutton pieces and mix really well. Let it come to boil.

When it comes to rolling boil, add basmati rice, lemon juice, salt and gently stir it well.

Close it and keep it in dum, cook it covered for 15-20 minutes on medium flame. Open and check if the rice is cooked, if not keep it in medium flame for another 3-5 minutes.

Voila!!! Tempting, flavorful and delicious Green Mutton Biryani is ready to be enjoyed.

Serve this delicious, flavourful biryani with onion raita or Mutton Gravy or any nonveg gravy of your choice.

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