Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani | How to make Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani

By Bethica Das  |  26th Dec 2017  |  
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About Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani Recipe

This is a traditional South Indian style biryani from the state of Tamilnadu. It is also called Dindigul Thalapakatti Biryani. The secret to this type of Biryani lies in the special aromatic garam masala that is freshly ground. A small grain variety of rice called seeraga samba is generally used to prepare this delicacy. This is a Perfect party dish for your family and friends.

Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani by Bethica Das is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani is a dish which comes from Tamil Nadu cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani takes 30 minute for the preparation and 40 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani will be the best option for you. The flavor of Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani

Ingredients to make Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani

  • 1 1/2 cups short grained rice (preferably seeraga samba variety), soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 700-800 gms mutton with bones
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tbsp. ghee
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2-3 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. biryani masala
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp. red chili powder
  • 1 tsp. pepper powder or to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • handful of coriander & mint leaves, chopped
  • Biryani masala -
  • 1 tbsp. coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. fennel seeds
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 4-5 cardamoms
  • 7-8 cloves
  • 1 piece stone flower (dagad phool)
  • 1 mace
  • 1 star anise

How to make Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani

  1. Pressure cook the mutton in 2 cups water for 15-20 minutes on a low flame after the first whistle. Separate the mutton from the stock and keep aside. Grind all the spices for the garam masala powder and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil and ghee in a pan and temper with bay leaves and cinnamon. Add the onion and green chilies. Fry till light brown.
  3. Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell is gone. Now add the tomatoes and continue to saute till it is mashed.
  4. Add the garam masala powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder and pepper powder. Combine everything well and saute for a minute.
  5. Add the yoghurt and mix well. Fry till the oil separates. Then add the strained mutton pieces and saute for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the drained rice and saute for 2 minutes more. Add 2 cups of the stock+water, coriander-mint leaves and salt.
  7. Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles. Once it cools down, open the lid and then fluff it up with a fork. Serve with raita and salad.

My Tip:

Secret Ingredient - Freshly ground spice powder

Reviews for Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani (1)

Mani Kaur2 years ago

Deliciously amazing!!!
Bethica Das
2 years ago
Thank u

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