When it comes to biryanis this stalwart is the first one that pops up in our mind. Succulent mutton chunks – check. Fragrant long grain basmati rice – check, dum cooked – check. This true blue, tried and tested authentic kachchi biryani recipe from Hyderabad has satisfied even the most stringent critics. If you haven’t tried it one yet, your biryani story is incomplete
A biryani from Hyderabad is like its people, exciting, spicy, sweet and tangy – all in one! Pieces of marinated mutton, long grain basmati rice and fragrant whole spices layered and cooked together on low heat till the meat is tender and falls of the bone and the rice has fluffed up and is soft. Fried onions or barista, kewra water and saffron strands added to this brings along plenty more aroma and flavour! Sunday brunch or house party – this biryani is fit for any occasion!
Prep Time : 2-2.30 hour
Cook time : 41-50 minutes
Serve : 4
Level Of Cooking : Moderate
Taste : Mild
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