Oriental Biryani (Savoury Meat Rice) Recipe

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8 oz. Patna or Basmati rIce
½ Teaspoon Garlic powder
½ Teaspoon ground Cinnamon
½ Teaspoon ground Cardamom seeds 1 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
Water to mix
1 lb. lamb or Beef
1 large onion, slIced
1 carton yoghurt
Ghee or Oil for frying
Salt to taste
4 oz. Potatoes
1 oz. Butter, melted
pinch of Saffron (optional)

How to make Oriental Biryani (Savoury Meat Rice)


Wash rice thoroughly in running water. Boil, drain and keep aside. Mix the garlic powder, cinnamon, cardamons and turmeric together with a little water to make a paste. Cut the meat into large cubes; slice the onion and beat the yoghurt. Put the meat into a saucepan with a little ghee or oil, add the spice-paste, onion, yoghurt and salt and cook until the meat is tender and the gravy very thick and reduced. Cut the potatoes into cubes and fry in a little oil until cooked. Set aside. Now take a large casserole put in a little melted butter and add the saffron. Put in the rice, meat and potatoes in layers until all are used up. Finally, brush the top with a little more melted butter and brown in a hot oven, (400° F. — Gas Mark 6). Do not keep uncover¬ed in the oven for too long. If you cannot serve immediately cover with foil and reduce the heat.

Posted By: Hina, Karachi

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