Best Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani Recipe 2021 | Tried and Tested Biryani Recipe

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What could be the Best Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani Recipe 2021? But before that let us know more about “The Biryani” The word Biryani is derived from the Persian word Birian, which means ‘fried before cooking’, and Birinj, the Persian word for rice.

Hyderabadi mutton Biryani Recipe
Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani Recipe

There are various theories related to the origin of this scrumptious dish. Many historians believe that biryani originated from Persia and was brought to India by the Mughals. Biryani was further developed in the Mughal’s royal kitchen.

Hyderabadi biryani has a strong blend of flavors and spices. While preparing the Hyderabadi Biryani the meat is first marinated in yogurt, herbs, and spices and then cooked over a low flame.

Hyderabadi mutton Biryani Recipe

Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe

Vajiha Kitchen
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Marination 3 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Hydrabadi, Indian


  • 750 grams Mutton
  • 750 grams Basmati Rice
  • 3 medium Fried onions
  • 250 grams Curd/yogurt
  • ½ cup Ghee
  • 1 cup refined oil
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 3-4 medium green chili
  • 2 medium lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric
  • 2` tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste homemade
  • 1` tbsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp raw papaya paste
  • ¼ tbsp saffron dipped in ½ cup milk
  • 2 tbsp Green chili paste
  • 2 tbsp salt

Whole Spices

  • 1 tbsp Black cumin seeds
  • 2 sticks Cinnamon stick
  • 4-5 pods Cloves
  • 4-5 pods Cardamom
  • ½ cup Cream optional


Step 1

  • to marinate the mutton salt 1tbsn
    Garam masala powder 1 tsp
    Ealichi powder ½ tsp
    Black pepper powder ½ tsp
    Turmeric powder 1tsp
    Red. Chili powder 2tsp
    Green chili paste 2tsp
    Raw papaya paste 1tsp
    Saffron 20 strands
    Mint ½ cup
    Coriander ⅓ cup
    Ginger garlic paste
    Mix well with mutton
    Marinate for 2-3 hrs
    750 grams Mutton, 250 grams Curd/yogurt, 1 cup coriander leaves, 1 cup mint leaves, 2 tbsp black pepper, 1 tbsp cardamom powder, 2 tbsp red chili powder, 1 tbsp Turmeric, 2` tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste, 1` tbsp Garam Masala, 2 tbsp raw papaya paste, ¼ tbsp saffron, 2 tbsp Green chili paste, 2 tbsp salt

Step 2

  • add 2 lemon juice
    In marinated mutton
    2 medium lemon juice
  • Add fried oníons (crush it while putting it in)
    3 medium Fried onions
  • Add curd and cream (optional)
    Oil ½ cup
    Mix well with the mutton
    250 grams Curd/yogurt, 1 cup refined oil, ½ cup Cream, ½ cup Ghee

For Rice

  • Heat water 2-3 liters
    Add whole spices
    Salt 2tsp
    Green chilies
    Coriander leaves
    black cumin seeds
    Cinnamon sticks
    Mint leaves
    2tsp fried onions
    2tbs oil
    Cover it until boiling starts
    3 medium Fried onions, 1 cup refined oil, 1 cup coriander leaves, 1 cup mint leaves, 3-4 medium green chili, 2 tbsp salt, 2 sticks Cinnamon stick, 4-5 pods Cloves, 4-5 pods Cardamom, 1 tbsp Black cumin seeds
  • Cook 50% rice in high flame
    Drain 50% of the rice quantity in a strainer
    Other 50% rice cooks up to 70%
    And put them out too
    750 grams Basmati Rice

Step 3 (Biryani Dum Process)

  • In a handi put all the mutton
    Spread it nicely
    Add rice over the mutton which is cooked 50%
  • Add coriander and mint fried onions, cardamom powder saffron milk 4-5 tbs
    3 medium Fried onions, 1 cup mint leaves, 1 tbsp cardamom powder, ¼ tbsp saffron
  • Again add rice which is 70% cooked
    Add coriander, mint, fried onions, saffron milk, pure ghee, oil, 1tbs lemon juice
  • Cover and put in a dum high flame for 10 min
    As steam starts coming out, out the flame to low
    Cook for another 20-25 min in low flame
    Your favorite Biryani is ready
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