Beef Biryani Recipe

In today's article, you would find beef biryani step by step recipe explained in Urdu & English language with step by step pictures. Beef or cow biryani is a famous rice dish eaten zealously across Pakistan. While making this biryani, first we prepared a paste of tomatoes, then mixed beef into the paste and then cooking spiced beef. Finally, we cooked rice and mixed the cooked meat with rice.

There are different styles of cooking meat biryani such as Hyderabadi beef biryani, Arabian beef biryani, Bangladeshi beef biryani however we are going to learn the local version (Pakistani biryani) made with cow meat.

Find beef biryani Pakistani recipe in Urdu & English below:

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Beef Biryani Ingredients

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Heat oil in a pan, add whole spices and let it cook unless it makes a noise.

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Fry onions until they turn golden in color.

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Add sliced tomatoes.

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Soften tomatoes until oil becomes visible.

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Add beef to the paste.

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Mix well.

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Add all spices i.e. red pepper, coriander powder, cumin, ground all spice powder, salt and turmeric. Cook for couple of minutes.

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Add yogurt and mix well with the meat.

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Add one glass of water and cook until meat is tender.

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Add green coriander leaves, mint and chopped green chillies. Cook for couple of minutes (covered).

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Heat water in pan, add bay leaves, large cinnamon stick, cloves and black peppercorns. Boil the rice.

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Once rice are cooked partially (two third), remove from the pan and drain the water out.

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Spread a layer of biryani meat gravy (korma), spread a layer of rice and then pour yellow coloring and the kewra or biryani essence.

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A wonderful beef biryani is ready to enjoy.

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How to Make Beef Biryani Recipe (in English)


  • Beef: 1.25 kg
  • Rice: 1 kilogram
  • Ginger Garlic Paste: 2 tablespoons
  • Salt: as per taste
  • Onion: 3 medium (chopped)
  • Tomatoes: 6 medium (chopped)
  • Yogurt: one cup (beaten)
  • White Cumin: 1 teaspoon
  • Ground Turmeric: 1 teaspoon
  • Ground Red Pepper: 2 tablespoons
  • Coriander Powder: 1 tablespoon
  • All-Spice Powder: 1 tablespoon
  • Green Chillies (chopped): 6 to 8 pcs
  • Green Coriander (chopped): 1/2 bunch
  • Mint (chopped): 1/2 bunch
  • Whole Spice: 2 tablespoon
  • Yellow Food Coloring: 1 pinch
  • Milk: 1 cup
  • Kewra Essence: few drops
  • Cooking Oil: 1 cup


Preparing Meat:
  1. Heat cooking oil in a saucepan very well. Then add whole spice, wait until it makes a sizzling noise. Then fry onions unless
    they become golden in color.
  2. Once onions are golden brown, add tomatoes and cook until softened as well as oil is separated. Then add beef to the mixture.
  3. Mix the beef well with tomato paste and add all spices including salt, red pepper, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin seeds and all spice powder. Cook for couple of minutes.
  4. Then add yogurt and mix well. Cook thoroughly and add one glass of water.
  5. Once beef is tenderized and oil starts appearing, add green coriander, mint and green chillies and cook covered for 4 to 5
    minutes. Meat gravy is ready for biryani.

Preparing Rice:

  1. Heat water in a pan for boiling the rice. Add 5 cloves, 5 black peppercorns, one large cinnamon stick and 2 to 3 bay leaves and
    boil the water.
  2. Once water is boiled, add rice and when it is cooked to two third part, remove in a strainer.
  3. Then first place a layer of meat gravy in a large pan, then a layer of rice.
  4. Mix yellow food coloring in a cup of milk and pour over the rice.
  5. Pour few drops of biryani or kewra essence over the rice.
  6. Cover the pan for 15 to 20 and cook over low flame.
  7. Delicious beef biryani is ready.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy an amazing eating experience.

So, this was the Pakistani beef biryani recipe presented in Urdu with English translation for you people. You would enjoy its taste a lot. And if you have any confusion regarding the recipe, you can ask us in the comment box.

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