Gosht Biryani

Gosht Biryani
Cooking Time :30 mins
Servings :3-4
Level :Medium
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  • Cloves 2
  • Lamb/mutton cubed 1 lb.gms
  • Black cardamoms 2 big
  • Cardamoms 2 small
  • Cinnamon 1 stick
  • Bay leaf 1
  • Cumin seeds 2 tbsps
  • Corainder powder 2 tbsps
  • Turmeric powder 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste  
  • Chilli powder 2 tbsps
  • Nutmeg, ground 1/4
  • Garam masala powder 2 tbsp
  • Yogurt 2 tbsps
  • Cooked basmati rice 3 cups
  • Saffron mixed with 1 tbsp milk 1/2 tbsp
  • Chopped mint an corainder leaves 1 cup
  • Pure ghee 4 tbsps 


  • Heat ghee. Fry cloves, black cardamoms, small cardamoms, cinnamon, bay leaf, shahjeera, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder, ground nutmeg and garam masala.
  • Add yogurts and stir fry for a minute. Add meat to the masala. Cook meat till it is well browned and the yogurt is absorbed by the meat. Sprinkle in salt to taste.
  • Add water so that mutton is immersed in the gravy. Cook till done. Keep aside.
  • Divide the rice into two portions. Mix saffron with one portion of rice.
  • Add half the meat to it.
  • Add mint and coriander leaves.
  • Cover with white rice and remaining meat.
  • Shut the pot tightly. Cook on a low fire for a few minutes.
  • Turn out upside down in a large serving dish.


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