Lamb Biryani Recipe

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Lamb Biryani
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  1. Boil the milk in a pan with the saffron and set aside. Heat the ghee in a pan and sauté the onions until golden. Remove half the onions and ghee for the pan and set aside in a bowl.
  2. Combine the meat, yogurt, ginger, garlic, garam masala, 1 tsp salt, and the turmeric in a largebowl and mix well.
  3. Return the pan with the ghee and onions to the heat, add the meat mixture, stir for about 3 minutes, and add the water. Cook over low heat for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Check to see wether the meat is tender: if not add 2/3 cup water and cook for 15 minutes. Once all the water has evaporated, stir fry for about 2 minutes and set aside.
  5. Meanwhile, place the rice in a pan. Add the cummin seeds, cardamons, salt, and enough water for cooking, and cook over a medium heat til the rice is half cooked. Drain. Remove half the rice and place in a bowl.
  6. Spoon the meat mixture on top of the rice in the pan. Add half each of the saffron mixture, lemon juice, chilies and cilantro.
  7. Add reserved onions and ghee, and the other half of the rice, saffron, lemon juice, chilies and cilantro. Cover and cook over low heat for 15 - 20 minutes, or til rice is cooked. Stir well and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 782.04 Kcal (3274 kJ)
Calories from fat 288.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.07g 49%
Cholesterol 199.09mg 66%
Sodium 1350.51mg 56%
Potassium 1043.41mg 22%
Total Carbs 68.3g 23%
Sugars 8.33g 33%
Dietary Fiber 3.62g 14%
Protein 52.96g 106%
Vitamin C 67.3mg 112%
Iron 58.8mg 327%
Calcium 154.7mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 99.94 Kcal (418 kJ)
Calories from fat 36.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.1g 49%
Cholesterol 25.44mg 66%
Sodium 172.58mg 56%
Potassium 133.34mg 22%
Total Carbs 8.73g 23%
Sugars 1.06g 33%
Dietary Fiber 0.46g 14%
Protein 6.77g 106%
Vitamin C 8.6mg 112%
Iron 7.5mg 327%
Calcium 19.8mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 17.6
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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