Ginger-3 big pieces
Lemon juice -1
Big onion-2 (for frying)
Almonds-10(soak them in water 1 hour )
Thick coconut milk-1/4cup
Pine apple-1/4 of 1
Water-enough water to stay over the rice
Crush big onion,small onion,ginger ,green chillies and garlic together .Add 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder and salt to this crushed mixture and mix well ..
Heat non stick kadai and add 3tbsp of ghee.
Add this crushed mix to this ghee and saute well…Saute until the mix becomes light brown and ghee clears..
At this time add properly washed mutton pieces ..In to this, pour 2tbsp of curd ,2 tomato (squeeze the tomato with hand and pour) and lemon juice ..Mix well…
Add 1 cup of water to the mutton and cook well ..When it become 3/4th cooked add 1tsp of garam masala,mint and coriander leaves.Check the salt .Cook till the water clears and the masala covers the meat ..Mutton gravy should be dry like roast meat..
Boil water and add enough salt ..Wash the rice with salt 3-4 times ..Add this rice to the boiling water ..Cook until 3/4th done ..Add lemon juice and ghee to this just b4 draining ..Drain the rice and keep aside …If u want u can remove the cinnamon ,cloves and cardamon from the rice ….
Now fry 2 big onion slices in ghee and keep aside ..fry raisins and cashew nuts also …Cut pine apple and coriander leaves into small pieces.. Make thick coconut milk (1/2 cup) .Mix pinch of saffron to this and mix well..In a blender add soaked almonds and little coconut milk and make a paste ..Mix this in coconut-saffron mix..To this add one pinch of turmeric powder and keep aside
Now its time for setting the biriyani…Take a deep bottomed non stick kadai ,pour the mutton masala then pour 1 layer of rice ,above this add coriander leaves and pine apple pieces ..Then add rice ..Above this sprinkle ghee so that it covers the rice evenly..Then add another layer of rice and sprinkle almond-turmeric coconut milk ..Then add fried cashew nuts,raisins and big onion ,coriander and pine apple..Cover the rice with this ..Finally sprinkle 1 tsp of ghee and cover the kadai with a tight lid ..
Now heat a dosa tawa ..Place the biriyani kadai on the tawa and let it cook on the tawa for at least 30 minutes ..(in low heat )..
After 45 minutes open the kadai and mix the biriyani well so that it is evenly done …So the tasty and easy mutton biriyani is ready to serve ..Serve it with raitha and pickle ..Pine apple raitha is a very good combination with this biriyani …..
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