Biryani is a popular dish and relished all across India. Hyderabadi Biryani is one of the most sought after variants of the popular biryani. The name is a giveaway, Hyderabadi Biryani has its origins from Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabadi Biryani is a non-vegetarian dish and its main ingredients are meat, rice and spices. Hyderabad is the best destination to enjoy the Hyderabadi Biryani. Try out the famous Hyderabadi Biryani by preparing it with the help of our detailed recipe which includes ingredients required and cooking method.


1 kg: Meat
750 gm: Semi cooked rice
Sautéed brown onions to taste
1 tbsp: Ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp: Red chilli paste
1 tbsp: Green chilli paste
½ tbsp: Cardamom powder
3-4 sticks:
1 tbsp: Cumin seeds
4-5: Cloves
2 tbsp: Lemon juice
250 gm: Curd
4 tbsp: Clarified butter
A pinch: Mace
Mint leaves to taste
1 tsp: Saffron
½ cup: Water
1 tbsp: Salt
½ cup: Oil


Clean the meat.
Now in a pan add meat, salt, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, green chilli paste, sautéed brown onions, cardamom powder, cinnamon, cumin seeds, cloves, mace, mint leaves and lemon juice. Mix it well.
Add curd, clarified butter, semi cooked rice, saffron, water and oil and mix it well.
Now apply sticky dough on the sides of the pan.
Cover with lid to seal it and cook for about 25 minutes.
Hyderabadi Biryani is ready to eat.
Garnish with boiled eggs, sliced carrot and cucumber.
Serve hot.


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