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Bombay Biryani

Bombay Biryani
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time

2 hours

Bombay Biryani - The spicy Bombay Biryani moves everyone's taste buds. Zubeida Appa has revealed a classic spicy Bombay Biryani recipe for the viewers of Zubeida Tariq's Kitchen. Enjoy!
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  • Mutton or chicken 1 kg, washed / cleaned, cut into pieces
  • Rice basmati 1 kg, soaked for 15 minutes
  • Potatoes 4, steam lightly, peel and cut into large pieces
  • Tomatoes 6, quartered
  • Onions 4 medium, finely sliced
  • Mint 1 bunch, finely chopped
  • Green chillies 6 whole
  • Ginger-garlic paste 1, 1/2 tbsp
  • Dried plums 1 cup, soaked in hot water.
  • Red chillies 1 tbsp, powdered
  • Coriander 2 tbsp, powdered
  • Peppercorns 6
  • Cloves 4
  • Cardamoms 6
  • Black cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Yellow food color 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Hot milk 1 cup
  • Ghee/oil 1 cup
  • Lemon juice of 2

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Cooking Directions

  1. Combine mutton or chicken with yogurt, ginger-garlic, red chili powder and green chillies, coriander, mint, lemon juice, plums and salt.

  2. Mix well and set aside for half an hour.

  3. Heat oil in a pan and fry onions till golden brown.

  4. Move half of it to absorbent paper.

  5. To the remaining half in the pan add the marinated meat.

  6. Cook on low heat, do not add water, when the liquid dries fry a little and remove from heat.

  7. Deep fry the potatoes and separately fry the tomatoes in a little oil and add both to prepared curry.

  8. Boil the rice with cardamoms, black pepper, cloves and salt.

  9. When the rice is half done drain in a strainer.

  10. Put a little oil in the base of pan and make a layer of half the rice. Then put a layer of the prepared curry and cover with a second layer of rice, pour in warm milk and sprinkle food color on top of it.

  11. Cover tightly and steam on very low heat for 15 minutes.

  12. Serve hot with raita.

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Comments posted by users for Bombay Biryani recipe:

  1. why milk??

    on Sep 6 2018 9:31AM Report Abuse Guest
  2. What are we supposed to do with the half of onions removed on an absorbent paper? no indications are given regarding it

    on Jun 16 2014 1:08PM Report Abuse NOOR
  3. it is very taste

    on Dec 29 2012 6:45AM Report Abuse MANGESH AGARWAL
  4. ffhfdhvc

    on Jul 24 2012 11:49AM Report Abuse GFH
  5. What about the MIlk??/ It doesnt say what to do with the milk??

    on Jan 14 2010 2:16PM Report Abuse Guest

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