How to Make Mutton Biryani in a Pressure Cooker

How to Make Mutton Biryani in a Pressure Cooker

Biryani is a very popular dish, and it is made in almost every part of India. It can be prepared with chicken, mutton or vegetables. In this recipe, we will see how to make a simple mutton biryani using a pressure cooker.

What is Mutton Biryani?

Mutton biryani is a dish made from mutton and rice. It is usually flavoured with spices and served with raita or kurma. The ingredients used in this recipe are simple and easy to find, so you can easily prepare it at home.

How is it traditionally made?

Mutton biryani is usually made by cooking the mutton with spices and rice. This dish is very popular in India. It can be prepared using chicken or vegetables instead of mutton too. It is usually served with raita or kurma. The recipe of mutton biryani varies from region to region, but it always contains spices and rice. 

The best way to cook mutton biryani is to marinate the mutton overnight, then cook it in a pressure cooker. You can also cook it with a dum style. The spices used in this recipe are easy to find and are commonly used in Indian cuisine. They give the dish its distinct flavor and aroma.

But you can also cook it in a pressure cooker. and Here is how…

Take 3 Tbsp of oil in a pan and add onions. Fry them till they start turning brown.

  • Take 3 Tbsp of oil in a pan and add onions. Fry them till they start turning brown.
  • Add the mutton pieces, turmeric powder, chilli powder, and salt and mix well so that all the spices are mixed evenly with the meat pieces.
  • Keep stirring for about 5 minutes on a medium-high flame so that every piece gets cooked properly.

Add 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil.

  • Add 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add rice and cook till the rice becomes soft and fluffy. Drain the rice and let it cool for 15 minutes.

Add rice and cook till the rice becomes soft. Drain the rice and let it cool for 15 minutes.

Add rice and cook until it absorbs the water completely.

To make sure that the rice is cooked, mix a few grains of rice with water and see if they cook together without forming lumps. If not, add a little more water and cook till the grains are soft to the touch.

Take a pressure cooker, and add 4 Tbsp of oil and ghee.

You can add 4 Tbsp of oil and ghee to the pressure cooker.

Add dried red chillies, cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamoms, bay leaf, cashew nuts and almonds.

Add dried red chillies, cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamoms and bay leaf.

The spices will make your house smell amazing as they cook!

Add ginger garlic paste, yoghurt, salt and turmeric powder. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

Add ginger garlic paste, yoghurt, salt and turmeric powder. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

Ginger garlic paste is a mixture of ginger and garlic. Ginger has a pungent flavour that adds zest to the dish, while garlic helps add a mellow taste to it. Yoghurt is used in Indian cooking as it helps bring out natural flavours from spices or herbs in the recipe like turmeric powder used in this recipe which gives food a yellow colour when cooked along with other ingredients such as rice or meat; salt is also added to add flavour to food!

Add mutton pieces and cook for another 5 minutes.

Add mutton pieces to the pressure cooker and cook for five minutes. It is essential to cook mutton completely as it will give you a great taste otherwise. Once cooked, add water as per the required liquid for biryani. If you like more gravy in your biryani, add some more water but make sure there is no excess of it left behind after cooking the rice and meat together.

Add some water as per the required liquid for the biryani. (If you like more gravy in your biryani)

Now, add some water as per the required liquid for the biryani. (If you like more gravy in your biryani, add a little more water)

Enjoy the biryani with some raita on the side!

Once you have cooked the biryani, please leave it to rest for 15 minutes. This allows the rice to soak up all of the flavour and liquid. Then fluff up with a fork before serving.

You can serve this mutton biryani with raita and papadum on the side or cut into pieces and made into rolls – however, you prefer!

We hope you enjoyed this recipe for pressure cooker mutton biryani.

Conclusion

I hope this post has been helpful for you to make mutton biryani in a pressure cooker. If you want more recipes, please let me know, and I will be happy to share them here with you!

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