Thursday, February 20, 2014

Hyderabadi Nizami Biriyani



Hyderabadi Nizami Biriyani
ஹைதராபாத் நிஜாமி பிரியாணி





Simple and Easy Rich Biriyani.

Hyderabadi Nizami Biriyani
Preparation time : 30 mins
Marinating time  : 3 hours
Cooking time       : 1 hour
Serves  : 5 to 6 person
 Recipe Source : Dubai Friday Magazine
Ingredients

Mutton with bone ( cut into medium size) – 600 gram or 1 kg
yogurt – 200 gram
red  chilli powder  - 2 tspn
gram masala powder – 1tspn
turmeric – powder – ¼ tspn
crispy fried onion – 100 gram
raw papaya paste – 25 gram
ginger garlic paste  - 50 gram
fried cashew nut ground to a paste (optional)
water 1 /1/2 litres
oil – 4 tbspn


Browned Onion




basmati rice washed , drained  and soaked for 30 minutes
whole spices ( cinnamon, cardamoms and cloves) – few
black cumin – 1 tspn
fresh coriander leaves – 1 bunch
fresh mint leaves – 1 bunch


saffron – 1 pinch ( soaked in 5 tbspn of water)
chopped green chilli  - 2 tspn
browed onion – 50 gram
lemon juice  - 2 tspn


whole wheat flour dough – 100 gram
hard boiled  eggs – 2 ( peeled and quarted


Method

In a wide bowl add, mutton, yogurt, spice powders, fried onions, papaya paste, ginger garlic paste , salt and cashew nut paste marinate about 3 hours.


Boil water in pan. Add oil, and salt to water. Add rice ,whole spices and black cumin. Cook until rice is half done.




Divide rice into three portions. Spread on portion into a heavy bottomed pan to make an even layer.spoon half marinated mutton over.spreading evenly third of coriander leave, mint leaves, saffron milk, green chillies and browned onions on  top.


Repeat the same another two portion evenly.



Drizzle lime juice over. Roll dough   into rope and place around rim of pan. Seal pan with a lid and cook over a medium heat for 30 minutes or until steam begins to come out from  the sides. Do not remove lid during cooking process.




Reduce heat to low and place an iron griddle underunderneath pan. Cook for another 20 minutes.
Set aside for 10 minutes then remove lid.





Garnish with browned onions, coriander and eggs. Serve with raita




Chicken Tikka


Agar Agar Jelly


Bhoondi Raita

Hard Boiled Egg

Haneef

I prepared above combo for my  second son Hanefudeen for his Birthday (14th Feb.)

Linking to Annu's South Indian cooking hosted by nandoo's s kitchen

7 comments:

Priya Anandakumar said...

Super flavorful biryani akka...

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Very flavourful and delicious biriyani. Belated happy birthday to Haneef.

Asiya Omar said...

Happy Birthday Haneef. May Almighty bless. Nice preparation.

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy tempting biriyani

divya said...

mind blowing clicks.. looks too tempting..:)

Sangeetha Priya said...

happy birthday to Haneef n bookmarking htis recipe aks:-)

thelady8home said...

This is beyond good...it's so tempting! Love it :) Happy Birthday to your cute son, a Valentine kid, no less! God bless.