Awadhi Mutton Biryani | How to make Awadhi Mutton Biryani

By usashi mandal  |  4th Feb 2017  |  
4 from 1 review Rate It!
  • Awadhi Mutton Biryani, How to make Awadhi Mutton Biryani
Awadhi Mutton Biryaniby usashi mandal
  • Prep Time


  • Cook Time


  • Serves





About Awadhi Mutton Biryani Recipe

Awadi cuisine is a cuisine native to the city of Lucknow, which is the capital of the state of Uttarpradesh in Northern India. The awadh region has been greatly influenced by Muglai cooking techniques. In biryani, rice is boiled or parboiled separately in spiced water and then layered with meat, then sealed and cooked over low heat until done.

Awadhi Mutton Biryani is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Awadhi Mutton Biryani is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Awadhi Mutton Biryani by usashi mandal will help you to prepare the perfect Awadhi Mutton Biryani in your kitchen at home. Awadhi Mutton Biryani needs 20 minutes for the preparation and 60 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Awadhi Mutton Biryani. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Awadhi Mutton Biryani. In case you have any questions on how to make the Awadhi Mutton Biryani you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like usashi mandal. Awadhi Mutton Biryani will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Awadhi Mutton Biryani

Ingredients to make Awadhi Mutton Biryani

  • 1 1/2 cup basmati rice
  • 2 cup small mutton pieces
  • 2 tbsp cashew paste
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 6 green chilies
  • 2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp garlic ginger paste
  • 1 onion(thinly sliced)
  • 1 tbsp whole garam masala (cinnamon, clove, cardamom)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 dried red chili
  • 1 tbsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp kewra Water
  • 1 tsp mace &nutmeg powder
  • 1 pinch of yellow color/saffron
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • Ghee or butter as needed
  • salt for seasoning

How to make Awadhi Mutton Biryani

  1. In a bowl add mutton pieces, cashew nut paste, green chili paste, yogurt, salt and ginger garlic paste. Mix well and marinate for 1 hour.
  2. Heat oil in frying pan,add sliced onion and fried until golden brown. Drain in a paper towel and keep aside.
  3. Soak washed rice for 1 hour. Heat 4 to 5 cups of water in a large pan. Add 1/2 tbsp of whole garam masala and salt on it. When it starts bubbling add drained rice. Cook until rice is 95% cooked.
  4. Drain hot water and transfer rice to a shallow tray and spread it out.
  5. Take a large dutch pan preferably wide mouth pan. Heat 5 to 6 tbsp of ghee or butter, add bay leaves, dried red chili and 1/2 tbsp of whole garam masala.
  6. When nice aroma fill up your kitchen with roasted garam masala add marinated mutton pieces. Mix well and cook in slow flame until mutton is cooked and oil is visible separately.
  7. Mix warm milk with saffron or yellow color.
  8. Now over the cooked mutton spread a layer of cooked rice. Then spread fried onions over the rice , sprinkle garam masala powder, saffron or yellow colored milk and kewra water.
  9. Spread another layer of rice. Add 1 tbsp of ghee or butter over the last layer of rice. Close the lid tightly, if the lid is not tight first cover it with a aluminium foil then close the lid.
  10. Put the dutch pan on very low flame for 30 minutes. Then shake the dutch pan to mix rice and mutton well. You can use ladle but very gently otherwise rice will break.
  11. Open the lid before serving and feel the magic of biryani. The exotic flavor, aroma and nice cooked mutton with rice. It's a delicacy.
  12. Serve it with raita( yogurt mix with onion, cucumber and spices).

Reviews for Awadhi Mutton Biryani (1)

Sunaina Saxena2 years ago

so yumm it looks

Cooked it ? Share your Photo