Mutton Biryani
An all-time favourite, this easy to make mutton biryani, perfectly balanced with aromatic spices will have everyone asking for more. Must try the recipe for all the biryani lovers.
Chef Sabyasachi Gorai's Mutton Biryani recipe

- Indian

Cooking Time

-20 Min

Preparation Time

- 45 Min


  • FOR marinade
  • 750 gm mutton
  • 1 tsp cumin-coriander powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil
  • FOR biryani
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1cinnamon stick
  • 2star anise
  • 1 cup brown masala
  • Water as required
  • 2 cup basmati rice80% cooked
  • Onions as required fried
  • 2potatoesboiled
  • 2eggsboiled
  • ½ tsp saffron
  • 2-3mint sprigs
  • 10-12dropsscrewpine essence
  • FOR garnish
  • banana leaf
  • Coriander sprigs
  • Onion rings


  1. 1

    Marinate the mutton with curd,turmeric powder red chilli powder, cumin-coriander powder, salt and leave for sometime.
  2. 2

    Heat oil in a handi, add whole spices and brown masala.
  3. 3

    Add the marinated muttonand water for little gravy.
  4. 4

    Cook for 45-50 minutes.
  5. 5

    Cook rice up to 80% and add the first layer of rice on top of the mutton in a handi.
  6. 6

    Add boiled potatoes, boiled eggs and fried onions.
  7. 7

    Add saffron and then another layer of rice coated with fried onions and saffron.
  8. 8

    Close the pot and cook for 15 minutes.
  9. 9

    Serve with chopped coriander and mint sprigs and onion rings.
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