Beef Biryani Recipe

beef biryani recipe
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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  • Nishi - Bahawalpur Sep 14, 2017

    Beef biryani is one of the most delicious Pakistani foods. Nowadays, everyone must have beef at home so if you are also looking for options to make something with beef, then try beef biryani, nothing else.

  • Saima - Hyderabad Sep 08, 2017

    Amazing and marvelous recipe for making biryani. I am happy to see this beef biryani recipe, that I was looking to make for my kids this evening. It will work perfect for kids as they like foods like biryani korma etc otherwise they don't bother eating foods.

  • Deeba - Lahore Sep 06, 2017

    Wow it is my favorite beef biryani recipe . I have always recommended that make beef biryani because this is the real form of biryani. No other biryani recipe can match it's taste. I have tried it myself.

  • Neha Mahir - Bahawalpur Aug 17, 2017

    Beef biryani is wonderful and tasty biryani. Whether you eat chicken or mutton biryani, but you will come back to eat beef biryani always. Your recipe posting style is very good and I always come to your website to learn new recipes.

  • Sidrah Aftab - Rawalpindi Aug 04, 2017

    Great recipe. I am stunned to see this awesome recipe for beef biryani. And now I am a fan of beef biryani . I only made chicken biryani before but now I will make beef biryani only. Your recipe is great and presented very well. Ty