Mutton Biriyani

Mutton Biriyani

Basmati rice with tender chunks of mutton marinated with selected spices and yoghurt. Traditional biriyani dish full of flavour and goodness.

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


  • 350g Basmathi rice
  • 300g mutton on the bone, cut in to chunks
  • 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
  • 50g water to marinate
  • 300ml water to cook
  • ½ teaspoon salt


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

    Pound the meat slightly for better absorbance of the spices.