Recipe Bombay Biryani


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  • Cloves
  • 3/4 cup Oil or Ghee + 2 tbsp
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 500 gms Mutton
  • 1 cup Yoghurt
  • 2 tsp Red Chilly powder
  • 2 - 3 Onions
  • 500 gms Rice cleaned and soaked
  • 2 tsp Ginger / Garlic
  • 2 tsp Ginger / Garlic
  • 2 Potatoes cubed
  • Dried Plums 10 -12
  • 2 cups Water Coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp All Spice
  • 1/4 tsp Black Cummin seeds


Marinate the meat in a mixture of the yoghurt, ginger / garlic, all spice, salt, red chilly powder and dried plums for 2 hours. Heat 3/4 cup oil and fry the onions till they are light golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. In the same oil fry the potatoes, remove with a slotted spon and set aside. Put the meat with all the marinade in the same pan, cover and cook till the meat is tender. Stir and fry till the oil seperates. Add the fried potatoes. In another pot heat 2 tbsp Oil. Add the cummin seeds, cloves, rice, water and 1/2 of the fried onions. When the water dries, remove a little rice from the top and add the meat mixture. Sprinkle the coriander leaves and remaining fried onions on top.