Madurai Mutton Briyani


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 Oil

Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Service For: 3 People

Cooking Instructions:

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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Seena said...

SriLekha, Madhura spcl biryani? Never heard, nice to see it !! :)

Sanghi said...

Wow..! Sri delicious one.. Do pick ur award at my blog.

Varunavi said...

Yummy biryani, i love biryanis.

Akal's Saappadu said...

veetla enna vishesham? your briyani looks delicious!

Asha said...

YUM! Every time I see any Mutton dishes, I drool but can't get Mutton here to try any! :)

Ashwini said...

wow mouth watering..looks so yummy...

Sathya Sankar said...

yum ! biryani is too tempting !
There is something for you in my blog, do pick it up !

Priya Sriram said...

Hi Srilekha... Madurai Mutton Biryani sounds interesting and yummy!


SriLekha said...

thanks everyone for ur comments!

RV said...

Hi Srilekha,

Thanks. How have you been doing. How is your Mom, i read in your blog that she is not keeping well. Nice to know you and great to know that you too a sourashtrian...You have a lovely blog.. keep in touch... Take care.

Trupti said...

Biryani looks vey delicious. Hope ur mother is doing good.

SriLekha said...

thanks RV for being here and thanks trupti!

Sharmilee! :) said...

Biriyani looks yummy...Havent tasted madurai style yet!