Kolkata style mutton biriyani Recipe

Kolkata style mutton biriyani is a flavorful and aromatic rice dish made with tender mutton pieces, fragrant basmati rice, and a blend of spices. This biriyani is known for its rich and succulent taste, with the mutton pieces cooked to perfection and the rice infused with the flavors of saffron and ghee. It is a popular dish in Kolkata and is often served during special occasions and festivals.

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1hr 45minstotal
30minsPrep
1hr 15minsCook
1hr 45m.total
30m.Prep
1hr 15m.Cook
Kolkata style mutton biriyani
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Ingredients for Kolkata style mutton biriyani Recipe

  • 125 gram Mutton, Cut Into Pieces
  • 1/2 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon Biriyani Masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon Saffron Strands, Soaked In Warm Milk
  • 1 cup Water
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Whole Spices

Directions: Kolkata Style Mutton Biriyani Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Marinate the mutton pieces with yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, and spices for at least 2 hours.
  • STEP 2.In a large pot, heat ghee and oil, and sauté onions until golden brown. Add the marinated mutton and cook until it is tender.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pot, parboil the basmati rice with whole spices and drain the water.
  • STEP 4.Layer the cooked mutton and partially cooked rice in a pot, and sprinkle saffron-infused milk and ghee on top.
  • STEP 5.Cover the pot tightly and cook on low heat for about 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 6.Gently fluff the rice with a fork before serving. Serve hot with raita or salan.

Cooking Tips

  • Ensure the mutton is marinated for at least 2 hours to enhance the flavor and tenderness.
  • Parboiling the rice helps to achieve perfectly cooked grains without becoming mushy.
  • Covering the pot tightly while cooking ensures that the flavors are sealed in and the rice is cooked evenly.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover mutton biriyani can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the biriyani in a microwave or on the stovetop, adding a little water if needed to prevent drying.
  • Serve the mutton biriyani hot with raita, salad, or a side of your choice.
Nutrition
value
753
calories per serving
17 g Fat26 g Protein119 g Carbs10 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    17g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Carbs
    119g
  • Fiber
    10g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    119g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Fiber
    10g

Fats

  • Fat
    17g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    144mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    541mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    74mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    2mcg
  • Vitamin C
    45mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    134mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    320mg
  • Selenium
    10mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp