Jul 21, 2016

Pressure Cooker Mutton Biryani Recipe - VIDEO RECIPE

Is there any special dish than a biryani on a special day. I think NO..I love biryani, You can see my love for biryani through this link..I have posted quite a few biryani recipes in my blog. This is my second mutton biryani recipe, the first one is a dum style.. After posting that, i wanted to try a simple pressure cooker style biryani, and finally i made it. It turned out so yummy and flavourful. So with no more delay, off you go to the recipe..





Preparation Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 1 Hour 30 mins
Serves : 4 to 5


Ghee - 2 tblspn
Oil - 3 tblspn
Basmati Rice - 2 cups 

Green Chillies - 4 to 5 slit
Onion - 2 large sliced thinly
Tomatoes - 2 large chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblspn
Mint Leaves - 1/4 cup 
Coriander Leaves / Cilantro - 1/4 cup
Chilli Powder - 1 tblspn 
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 2 tblspn 
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tblspn
Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Water - 2 cups

Mutton Stock which comes from cooking mutton - 1 cup

Whole Spices:
Bay Leaf / Brinji ilai / pandan leaf - 1
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Cardamom / Yelakai - 10
Cloves / Krambu - 10
Fennel seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp
Cinnamon - 2 sticks

For Marination:
Mutton - 1/2 kg
Curd / Yogurt - 1/2 cup 
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblspn

Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tblspn
Salt to taste


Start by washing rice in lots of water. Now soak it in clean water for 30 mins, drain and set aside. 

Take mutton and add all the marinating ingredients in a bowl. Mix well and let it marinate for 30 mins. Now take it in a pressure cooker, cover and pressure cook for 7 to 8 whistle. Turn off the heat and let the steam escape all by iself. Open the cooker and remove the mutton pieces to a bowl. Drain the stock and set aside.

Now you can use the same cooker to make the masala. 

Heat oil and ghee in a cooker. Add in whole spices and let it sizzle. Add in onions, salt and saute till it turns golden brown.

Add in green chillies and ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

Add in tomatoes and cook till it turn mushy.

Add in coriander and mint leaves. Mix well.

Add in yogurt and spice powder and mix well to
 form a masala.

Now add in the cooked mutton and mix well. Add in rice, stock and water. 

Bring it to a boil. Cover the cooker and simmer it for 15 to 20 mins. Now turn off the heat and let the steam escape all by itself. Open the cooker and fluff it up.

Serve this biryani with raita.


  1. i prefer the pictorial journey.this is something messy

  2. water 4 cups includes a cup of stock water aswell ?

    1. thanks for asking me this, uspdated the post

  3. Can v make chicken biryani also like this then how much time for chicken n wat ur cooker size???

  4. Can v use seeraga samba madam??

  5. Hey......Buddy!!

    Firstly thanks for sharing this recipee of mutton biryani. I really love it and always searching for it's recipee, but you provide the easy and simple way to cook. Your article is well written as you provide the recipee in many languages.

    This is the best way to learn for someone who never got english. You also provide the weight loss tips which are very beneficial for the ones who have facing the great problem of obsessity in their life.

    Thanks and regards

  6. Followed your recipe to a T and mutton biriyani came out excellently well. Thank you. :)

  7. Firstly a debt of gratitude is in order for sharing this recipee of lamb biryani. I truly cherish it and continually looking for it's recipee, however you give the simple and straightforward approach to cook. Your article is elegantly composed as you give the recipee in numerous dialects.
    Nice sharing!


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