Beef Biriyani

Beef Biriyani

Tender beef infused with garlic, ginger and a special spice blend combined with fluffy basmati rice. Indulge in a mouthful of flavour in every bite.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time25 Minutes
  • Cooking Time35 Minutes


  • 350g Basmathi rice
  • 300g beef on the bone, cut in to chunks
  • 200g potatoes cut in to cubes
  • 1 packet Knorr Biriyani Mix
  • 1 cup yoghurt
  • 150g onions, sliced
  • 150g tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon, ginger
  • 1 teaspoon, garlic
  • 1-2 green chilies, sliced
  • 1 inch piece rampe
  • 1-2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 20g Astra
  • Handful of coriander leaves
  • 100g fried onions to garnish
  • 100ml water to marinate
  • 300ml water to cook
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Marinate beef with Knorr Biriyani mix, chili powder, yoghurt and water. Set aside for 15 minutes. Meanwhile fry the onions for garnish and keep aside.
  • In a pot add Astra and ghee. Now add the ginger, garlic, green chili, rampe and curry leaves. Sauté till fragrant. Add onion and tomatoes and sauté for a few minutes, then add the marinated beef, potato and fry for a few minutes till beef is halfway cooked. Then add the washed rice, salt and water. Bring to boil and slow cook with a lid on till rice is done.
  • Finally add the coriander leaves, fried onion and mix well. Serve hot.
  • Chef’s Tip:

    Pressure cook beef to save cooking time.