Kolkata biryani | How to make Kolkata biryani

By saman zuberi  |  7th May 2016  |  
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About Kolkata biryani Recipe

This one mughlai dish is prepared by marinating the mutton n cooked over dum gives a mouthwatering taste to it

Kolkata biryani, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Kolkata biryani by saman zuberi will definitely help you in its preparation. The Kolkata biryani can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Kolkata biryani is 35 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Kolkata biryani step by step. The detailed explanation makes Kolkata biryani so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Kolkata biryani can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Kolkata biryani from BetterButter.

Kolkata biryani

Ingredients to make Kolkata biryani

  • 1/2 kg mutton
  • 1/2 kg basmati rice
  • 2 boiled eggs
  • 1 potato cut into cubes
  • salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp oil
  • 2 medium oinions sliced
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp green chillies n coriander paste
  • 1/2 tsp haldi
  • 1 TBSP KASHMIRI red chilli POWDER
  • 1tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Garam masala Powder
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tsp kewra Water
  • 1TBSP lemon JUICE
  • 1 tsp shahi zeera
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 2-3 green cardamom
  • 3-4 peppercorns
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 litres(approx) water

How to make Kolkata biryani

  2. In a bowl take mutton,add ginger garlic paste,green chilli coriander paste,haldi,kashmiri chilli powder,coriander powder,yogurt,lemon juice,garam masala n salt
  3. Mix well n marinate it for 30 min-1 hour
  4. Soak rice for about 20-25 min
  5. Heat oil in a pressure cooker n fry boiled eggs n potato cubes first,take them out n keep aside.Then add sliced onions n fry till golden brown
  6. Then add all whole garam masala n saute a lilttle
  7. Now add the marinated mutton n water.Cook until 4-5 whistles or until the mutton gets 80-85% tender
  8. Meanwhile boil water for cooking rice.Add salt to the water also
  9. Open the cooker n saute it for 4-5 min
  10. Cook the soaked rice till 75-80% cooked.Strain the rice when it is cooked
  11. Then in a big pot place mutton layer,place fried potato pieces, 2 boiled eggs n on it spread cooked rice.Pour kewra water n Orange colour over it.
  12. Let the biryani go over dum for atleast 15 min
  13. Garnish it with coriander leaves n the remaining boiled egg
  14. Serve hot with your raita

Reviews for Kolkata biryani (4)

Joyita Nandi2 years ago

I am more fond of chicken biryani. So can I simply substitute mutton with chicken and follow these steps as they are?

Trishna Gogoi2 years ago


Anushree Ghosh2 years ago

Mouthwatering indeed.

Ritu Sharma2 years ago

very nice. Thanks for sharing