Lamb/mutton Biryani Recipe

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Lamb/mutton Biryani
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  1. Heat ghee.
  2. Add all the whole spices.
  3. Give it a few twirls and add the ground spices.
  4. Almost immediately add the yogurt.
  5. Fry for a minute.
  6. To this masala mixture, add all the meat.
  7. Toss around to coat well.
  8. Cook meat till it is well browned and the yogurt is absorbed by the meat.
  9. Sprinkle in salt to taste.
  10. Add water- immerse the meat completely in it.
  11. Use more or less, as required.
  12. Cook on med-low fire till done and the liquid has all but evaporated (takes about 40 mins).
  13. Keep aside.
  14. Divide the rice in two portions.
  15. Mix saffron with one portion and add half the meat to it.
  16. Layer this rice and meat mixture at the bottom of a heavy bottom pot (you can use the same one that you cooked the meat in).
  17. Add mint and coriander leaves.
  18. Cover with white rice and remaining meat.
  19. Shut the pot tightly.
  20. Cook on low fire for a 10 minutes so as to infuse the aromas of the spices and the flavour of the meat into the rice.
  21. Invert on to a large dish and serve with plain yogurt or raita.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 13228.85 Kcal (55387 kJ)
Calories from fat 13150.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1461.13g 2248%
Cholesterol 2928.72mg 976%
Sodium 116.77mg 5%
Potassium 352.79mg 8%
Total Carbs 29.82g 10%
Sugars 1.84g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5.8g 23%
Protein 5.67g 11%
Vitamin C 11.3mg 19%
Vitamin A 75.5mg 2516%
Iron 179mg 994%
Calcium 133.8mg 13%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 684.79 Kcal (2867 kJ)
Calories from fat 680.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 75.64g 2248%
Cholesterol 151.6mg 976%
Sodium 6.04mg 5%
Potassium 18.26mg 8%
Total Carbs 1.54g 10%
Sugars 0.1g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 23%
Protein 0.29g 11%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 19%
Vitamin A 3.9mg 2516%
Iron 9.3mg 994%
Calcium 6.9mg 13%

* 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

  • 385.5
  • 379

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Total Fat

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