Mutton – 500 gms
Basamti Rice - 1 cup (400 gms)
Tomato – 3 medium size (finely chopped)
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Green Chillies – 4 (cut it lengthwise)
Chopped Mint Leaves – one handful
Chopped Coriander Leaves – 3 tbsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp
Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp
turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tbsp
Cloves – 4
Cinnamon – 4
Bay Leaf – 4
Cardamom – 3
Aniseeds – 1 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Ghee – 3 tbsp
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Service For: 3 People
Measure the rice in a cup. For 1 cup of rice, we need 1 and 1/2 cups of mutton soup + water together for cooking.
Wash the rice only once. Soak the rice in water for 10 minutes and drain the excess water.
Wash the mutton well and drain the excess water completely and cut into cubes. Add mutton pieces in cooker and and pressure cook until the mutton is cooked well. Measure the mutton soup in a bowl and add water to it and totally take 1 and 1/2 cup of soup + water to cook the rice.
Heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker and add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamom and aniseeds to it and let it to fry a minute. Now add chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies and ginger garlic paste to it and fry until the oil comes out of the dish and until the tomatoes are mashed well. Add coriander powder, chilli powder and turmeric powder and fry until raw smell leaves off. Now add cooked mutton pieces and mint leaves, coriander leaves to it and fry it well until the gravy is coated on the mutton well.
Add rice to it and measured soup and water and salt and mix it gently. Close the lid of the cooker immediately and let it to cook for 3 whistles in high flame or until the rice is cooked well. Open the cooker after pressure is released. Yummy Madurai Style Mutton Briyani is ready to serve.
Side Dish: Onion Raitha, Chalna
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