Keema Biryani

Keema and Basmati rice cooked together with spices and flavoued with saffron This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Keema Biryani
Main Ingredients Mutton Mince, Basmati rice
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Rice
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Keema Biryani

  • 200 grams Mutton Mince
  • 1 1/2 cups Basmati rice soaked
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 1 Black cardamom
  • 2 Green cardamoms
  • 5-6 Cloves
  • 8-10 Black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 large Onion chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 2 large Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 3 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 15-20 Mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 cup Fried onions
  • a few Saffron (kesar) dissolved in ¼ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil


  1. Heat oil in a deep non stick pan. Boil plenty of water in another deep non stick pan.
  2. Add cinnamon, black cardamom, green cardamom, cloves, black peppercorns and cumin seeds to the oil in the pan and saute till fragrant. Add onion and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add mince and mix well and continue to saute till well browned.
  3. Add garlic paste, ginger paste to the mince and mince. Add tomatoes, red chilli powder and salt and mix. Add green chillies, some coriander leaves and some mint leaves and mix.
  4. When the rice is done strain it. Add some garam masala powder to keemaand mix. Add salt and mix. Add ¼ cup fried onion and mix.
  5. Put half the keema mix in a rice cooker. Spread half rice over keema and spread some fried onion, some mint leaves, some coriander leaves, somegaram masala powder, half the saffron milk, 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, remaining keema, remaining rice, remaining fried onions, remaining mint leaves, remaining coriander leaves, remaining garam masala powder, remaining saffron milk, remaining extra virgin olive oil. Cover the cooker and cook till done. Serve hot with a raita of your choice.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2038
Carbohydrates 57.2
Protein 208
Fat 108.4
Other Fiber Vitamin B1