4 Recipes for Yummy Biriyani

Shout out to all the Biriyani Lovers!

Talk about comfort food, the first dish that comes to mind is the ubiquitous biriyani. The dish is synonymous with happiness considering it is always made in abundance during a special occasion where family and friends sit together and bond over biriyani.

Coorg Biryani 


Basmati rice – 1/2 kg

Minced meat – ½ kg (Mutton kothukari)

Tomatoes – 250 gm (finely chopped)

Onions – 250 gm (finely chopped)

A bundle of mint leaves

Half a bundle of coriander

6 green chillies

Curd- 1cup

Ginger garlic paste – 4 tsp

Cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, bay leaves – 4 nos. each

Oil – 2 tbsp

Chilli powder – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – 3 tsp

Salt to taste 

Juice of one lemon


  • In a kadhai, heat some oil and add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and bay leaves. Now, add the mint and coriander leaves and sauté for a while.

  • Next, add the onions and sauté till they are ¾ done and then pour curd into the mixture.

  • Now, throw in the sliced tomatoes and minced meat and continue to sauté for some time.

  • Add chilli and coriander powder and green chillies.

  • Add the rice and water in 1:1.5 ratio.

  • Let it cook till the rice is done and squeeze a fresh whole lemon.

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