Mutton Biryani – How to make Mutton Biryani

Ingredients:

  • 750 g. mutton
  • 350 g. basmati rice
  • 1 cup fresh curd
  • 2 large onions sliced
  • 2 flakes garlic
  • 3 large cardamoms
  • 8 cloves
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. ginger paste
  • 2 tsp. black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds, chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg powder
  • a pinch of turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • 100 g. ghee

Method:

  • Bring 750 ml. water to boil, add rice, salt and turmeric, cover and cook for 15 mins. till water is absorbed. Heat ghee and fry half onions till brown, remove and keep aside, can fry raisins, pistachios and almonds and add (optional).
  • Add these to the rice. Fry rest of onions, add ginger, garlic, cumin, chilli powder, and fry, add mutton and brown on high heat for 5 minutes
  • Add cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns, coriander powder, nutmeg, salt and 125ml. water, stir well Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in the curd and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Layer a dish with alternate layers of rice and mutton, cook in a preheated oven at 200 degrees C for 10 minutes. Serve with raita. Delicious biryani is ready.
  • Serve Hot
Health Tips:


Sugar
Regularly consuming foods and drinks high in sugar increases your risk of obesity and tooth decay.

Sugary foods and drinks are often high in energy (measured in kilojoules or calories), and if consumed too often can contribute to weight gain. They can also cause tooth decay, especially if eaten between meals.

Free sugars are any sugars added to foods or drinks, or found naturally in honey, syrups and unsweetened fruit juices and smoothies.

This is the type of sugar you should be cutting down on, rather than the sugar found in fruit and milk.

Many packaged foods and drinks contain surprisingly high amounts of free sugars.

Free sugars are found in many foods, such as:

sugary fizzy drinks
sugary breakfast cereals
cakes
biscuits
pastries and puddings
sweets and chocolate
alcoholic drinks
Food labels can help. Use them to check how much sugar foods contain.

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