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How to Make luscious Gosht Biryani at Home | Indian Cuisine

Gosht Biryani is a juicy & savory gastronomical delight that comprises of succulent mutton pieces & saffron milk infused rice. It is a popular Mughlai dish that is made with lamb, basmati rice, yogurt & onions, flavored with mint and saffron. The melange of aromatic spices & herbs used in an authentic lamb Biryani recipe is sure to leave your tongue tantalizing.

Lamb Biryani recipe is healthy & easy to make at home. It is best suitable for special occasions, festivals and weekends, when you want to indulge in finger licking food. Moreover, this quick & enriching rice recipe can be prepared for extravagant potlucks, picnics & can be packed in lunch boxes as well.

You can pair your spicy Gosht biryani with raita or shorba. It can also be served with a simple cucumber and tomato salad for a delightful meal.

Lamb biryani recipe involves series of steps to follow. Let us give a restaurant style touch to our delicious lamb biryani at home by following these steps.

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How to make delicious lamb Biryani at home in easy steps?
Gosht biryani is a healthy yet succulent gastronomical delight. It is a quintessential rice dish served with raita. Impress your guests with this easy lamb biryani recipe.
Gosht Biryani Ready
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Gosht Biryani Ready
Cleaning & Chopping
  1. Clean the mutton and soak the saffron in a little warm milk.
    Soak Saffron in Milk
  2. Chop green chili, ginger, mint leaves & coriander & keep it aside.
    Chopped Vegetables
  3. Cut the mutton into cubes & marinade it with yogurt, salt, turmeric powder and one tablespoon of ginger garlic pastes.
    Marinated Lamb
Doing Rice
  1. Boil Basmati rice in salted boiling water along with whole Garam Masala till rice is almost cooked. Strain and keep the rice warm.
Cooking Meat
  1. Take a pan. Add ghee or oil in it.
    Heat oil in pan
  2. Now add sliced onion, chopped green chillies, cloves, bay leaves and cardamom. Cook till onion is light golden brown.
    Fry onions & whole Garam masala
  3. Add remaining ginger-garlic paste and mix well. Add marinated meat to it and cook on high flame for 10 minutes.
    Marinated lamb in pan
  4. Sprinkle coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder to the above mixture. Pour three cups of water in it & bring it to a boil.
  5. Now add chopped tomatoes, salt, one teaspoon Garam Masala powder and chopped fresh coriander leaves.
Layering Cooked Meat & Rice
  1. Take a handi & arrange half the quantity of cooked meat in it. Spread half the quantity of cooked rice on top of the meat.
    Pour Rice over meat
  2. Sprinkle little Garam Masala powder, half amount each of ginger julienne, saffron dissolved in warm milk and mint leaves on the above plated mixture. Dot the rice with half the quantity of butter.
    Saffron over the rice
  3. Now place a layer of remaining meat on top of the rice, followed by cooked rice and repeat the earlier process with the remaining quantities of ginger julienne, saffron milk, garam masala powder, mint leaves and butter.
  4. Cover this mixture with aluminium foil and cook on slow fire for fifteen to twenty minutes.
  5. Garnish with fried sliced onions, cashews & raisins.
Plating & Serving
  1. Transfer the biryani in a serving bowl & serve hot with refreshing raita.
    Gosht Biryani Ready
Recipe Notes

Contact Chef: Payal Jethani

If you like this recipe, you may also try:

1). Lamb Saag Gosht

2). Mutton Rara



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