Mutton dum biryani recipe – How to make hyderabadi mutton dum biryani non vegetarian recipe

Tasting Mutton dum biryani will always gives a unique flavor and immense satisfaction. Here we are presenting the tasty, spicy, yummy mutton dum biryani. Hyderabadi mutton dum biryani is one of the famous recipes. This special delicious dish is served as a main course in many restaurants. Lot of spices is used in making of this special biryani. Hope you have eaten many varieties of biryanis like chicken, prawns, fish etc. But tasting the mutton biryani gives a different experience.

As the bakrid festival is on head and we know that without the biryani the festival can’t be complete. So prepare this mutton dum biryani on bakrid or eid ul adha. Welcome your guests and offer them with tasty and hot mutton ka dum biryani at your home. Cooking of mutton dum biryani won’t take much time. Compared with other biryanis making of mutton biryani is easy. Since the dish is cooked in pressure cooker by adding all spices it saves the cooking time. While eating this biryani you can taste the flavors of all spices and crispy mutton pieces which are well cooked. No need of adding any side dishes for this biryani because the biryani rice itself tastes awesome. If required you can mix mutton gravy or raitha. I have used little ghee for good fragrance. Even the mint and coriander leaves add a good flavor. Enjoy preparing this tasty mutton dum biryani at home.

Mutton dum biryani

Mutton dum biryani

Preparation time: 30 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins

Serving: 4


Mutton dum biryani ingredients

  • Mutton – ½ kg
  • Basmathi rice – ½ kg
  • Tomatoes – 3
  • Onions – 2
  • Green chilies – 5
  • Lemon – 1
  • Garam masala powder – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric – ½ tbsp
  • Curd – ½ cup
  • Salt (required)
  • Mint leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • Ginger – 1 big piece
  • Garlic – 25 cloves
  • Oil – 6tbsp
  • Ghee – 3 tbsp
  • Red chili powder – ½ tbsp
  • Cinnamon – 2
  • Cloves – 4
  • Cardamom seeds / Elachi – 2
  • Aniseed – 1

How to Make

Step 1: Wash the mutton and keep a side.

Wash the mutton

Step 2: Chop the onions, tomatoes and green chilies. Keep these aside.onions, tomatoes and green chilies

onions, tomatoes and green chilies1

Step 3: Cut the ginger into small pieces and add to jar.

Step 4: Add garlic cloves also to the jar and grind it into a fine paste.

garlic cloves

Step 5: Take washed mutton into a pressure cooker.

Step 6: Add oil, ghee, curd, turmeric, red chili powder, ginger garlic paste, onions, tomatoes, salt and garam masala to the mutton pieces.

oil, ghee, curd, turmeric, red chili powder

tomatoes, salt and garam masala

Step 7: Add mint leaves and squeeze one lemon. Mix all ingredients nicely.

Step 8: Marinate the mutton by mixing with all ingredients.

Marinate the mutton

Step 9: Close the pressure cooker with lid and keep it on stove.

Step 10: Put weight for cooker. Give a medium flame and cook till it get 6 whistles.

Step 11: Meanwhile wash the basmathi rice with fresh water.

Step 12: Drain the water from the rice and add the rice to the cooking bowl.

Step 13: Add 10 glasses of water, cinnamon, cloves, mint leaves, salt, lemon (5 drops), cardamom and aniseed to the rice.

Step 14: Keep this vessel on the stove and give medium flame.

stove and give medium flame

Step 15: Let the rice cook till ¾th.

Step 16: Meanwhile remove the lid of the pressure cooker.

Step 17: Take a thick bottom vessel (khadai for biryani) and collect the mutton from the pressure cooker to it.

thick bottom vessel

Step 18: Drain the cooked rice from the water and spread the rice on the cooked mutton.

cooked rice from the water

Step 19: Sprinkle some mint and coriander leaves on it. Mix it well.

mint and coriander leaves

Step 20: Take a old dosa(tawa) pan on stove and give a medium flame for 5 mins.

Step 21:  After pan getting hot keep the vessel on the pan.

Step 22: Take a fresh cloth and cover the lid with it (as shown in image).

cloth and cover the lid

Step 23: Cover the vessel with lid. Cook it for 10 mins.

Cover the vessel with lid

Step 24: You can observe the steam coming out from the lid corners.

Step 25: Turn off the flame and Mix the rice once again.

Step 26: Collect the mutton biryani into a serving plate.

Step 27: Garnish with coriander leaves, onions and lemons.

Garnish with coriander leaves

Step 28: Serve it hot with raitha.

Tasty and spicy mutton dum biryani is ready. Make your bakrid festival more delight with tasty food items. How to make wishes you a EID Mubarak!!