Hyderabadi Briyani


Basmati Rice – 500 gms
Meat – 500 gms
Onion – 2 (finely chopped)
Curd – 500 gms
Green Chilly – 7 (cut it lengthwise)
Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tbsp
Lime – 1 (extract juice from lemon)
Cardamom – 4
Cinnamon – 4
Cloves – 6
Aniseeds – 1 tbsp
Saffron – a pinch (dilute it in a tsp of milk)
Coriander Leaves – few (finely chopped)
Mint Leaves – few
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil

Cooking Instructions:

Heat oil in a pan and add ½ tsp aniseeds, 2 cinnamon, 2 cardamom, 3 cloves and fry it a while. Add half of the finely chopped onions to it. Add 3 green chilies, ginger garlic paste, coriander leaves and mint leaves and fry a while and switch off the flame. Add curd to it. Marinate this mixture in the chopped meat for half an hour. After half an hour, cook the meat in pressure cooker with required meat and salt. If excess water is there, cook it without closing the lid until the water is completely evaporated.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker and sauté it with remaining cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, aniseeds, green chilly and onions. Add saffron diluted in milk and lime juice to it. Wash and clean the rice and add it in cooker with required amount of water and salt. When the rice is semi cooked release the pressure in the cooker voluntarily and add the cooked meat and let the rice to cook well. Hyderabadi Briyani is now ready to serve.


Sireesha said...

Biryani looks delicious and splendid.....

notyet100 said...

yummy,.hyderabadi biryani is my fav,..nd with goat it will be yum,.once i go india gonna try this sure...thnks for sharin

SriLekha said...

thank u sireesha!
thanks priyanka and tell me without fail how it comes out!