There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” -George Bernard Shaw

Today i am gonna share my biryani recipe with u all.There was a time when i used to get terrified by the name of making biryani.It felt like a long process and still not confirmed that it will come out good.But now with this recipe it has become a child's play for me to make biryani.
So lets begin the recipe...


For korma.....

1-Mutton 1.25 kgs
2-Yogurt/curd  1 cup
3-Medium sized onions sliced 2
4-A small piece of cinnamon
5-1 or 2 bay leaf
6-4 cloves
7-1 black cardamom
8-1 tbspn ginger garlic paste
9-1/2 tbspn turmeric
10-1/2 tbspn red chillie powder
11-1/2 tbspn coriander powder
12-5 green chillies
13-1 n 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
14-1/3 cup oil
15-Salt according to taste

For biryani rice.....

1-Rice 3 cups,i used parboiled rice.
2-2 inch stick of cinnamon
2-2 staranise
3-3 black cardamom
4-15 green cardamom 
5-2 piece javitri 
6-small piece of nutmeg broken
7-1 n 1/2 tspn of cloves
8-2 tspn of black pepper
9-few leaves of dagad phool
10-1 n 1/2 tbspn fennel
11-1 tbspn shah zeera
12-1 tbspn coriander seeds 
13-2 bay leaves
13-6 green chillies 
14-biryani masala
15-orange food color
16-cotton cloth clean
17-aluminium foil
18-Salt according to taste 

Wash and soak the rice in water for 1 to 2 hour.


1.Wash and marinate the mutton in curd for 1 hour.

2-Slice the onions thinly.

3-After 1 hour heat oil in a pressure cooker and add bay leaf,cinnamon stick,clove and black cardamom. 

4-Once the spices start giving aroma add onion and green chillies to the pressure cooker and fry the onion till it becomes golden in color.

5-Once the onion is golden in color add the marinated mutton to the pressure cooker and add small amount of salt to it.Let the mutton fry on medium heat for 2 minutes,it will leave water.Then add ginger garlic paste,red chillie powder,coriander powder and turmeric powder and let it cook.

6-Cook it till oil separates and comes on top.It will look like as shown in the picture.

7-Then add 1n1/2 cip of water,garam masala powder and salt to the mutton.
Cook it on high flame for 5 minutes and and then cook it for 20 minutes on low flame.
8-After 20 minutes put off the gas and once the whistle settle down u can check on your korma its ready.

9-Meanwhile when your korma was cooking.Take a big pot and fill it water more than 1/2 of the pot.

10-Take a cotton cloth and add all the above mentioned spices in it and make a potli out of it.Now add that potli to water along with bay leaves,green chillies and biryani masala.

11-Put it on high flame and once the water starts boiling add rice to it.

12-Cook the rice till there is a bit of starch left in it.Then drain it.

13-In a bowl mix orange food coloring in either water,lemon juice or milk.i mixed it in water.Now we will start layering it.

14-First put a layer of rice then mutton korma,then food color and then half teaspoon of biryani masala.My biryani masala is homemade.

15-Keep repeating the layers.Once all your layers are done cover in it with aluminium foil and lid.Then place it on griddle/tawa on low heat for 10 min.

16-After 10 min shut off the flame.Your biryani is ready to be served. Serve it with raita or salad.

Thank you.I hope my recipe help you guys out there.If u try it do let me know.

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