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Bombay Biryani

By: Mariya chauhan of Modasa, IN

Filed in Rice Dishes

Serves 10 people

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new variety of biryani


  • 1 Kg Mutton or chicken, washed / cleaned, cut into pieces
  • 1 Kg Rice basmati, soaked for 15 minutes
  • 4 Potatoes, steam lightly, peel and cut into large pieces
  • 6 Tomatoes, quartered
  • 4 Onions (medium, finely sliced)
  • 1 bunch Mint, finely chopped
  • 6 Green chillies (whole)
  • 1½ tbsp Ginger / garlic paste 
  • 1 cup Dried plums , soaked in hot water.
  • 1 tbsp Red chillies , powdered
  • 2 tbsp Coriander, powdered
  • 6 Peppercorns
  • 4 Cloves
  • 6 Cardamoms
  • 1 tsp  Black cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp Yellow food colour
  •  Salt to taste
  • 1 cup  Yogurt
  • 1 cup Hot milk
  • 1 cup Ghee/oil


  1. Combine mutton or chicken with yogurt, ginger / garlic, red chilli powder and 4 green chillies, coriander, mint, juice of 2 lemons, plums and salt; mix well and set aside for 1/2 hour.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry onions till golden brown. Remove half to absorbent kitchen paper. To the remaining half in the pan add the meat with yogurt and spices.
  3. Cook on low heat, do not add water, when the liquid evaporates fry a little and remove from heat.
  4. Deep fry the potatoes and separately fry the tomatoes in a little oil and add both to chicken.
  5. Boil the rice with a little mint, remaining green chillies, cardamoms, black pepper, cloves and salt. When the rice is 3/4 done drain in a strainer.
  6. Put a little oil in the base of pan and make a layer of half the rice. Then put a layer of the prepared mutton or chicken and cover with a second layer of rice.
  7. Serves: 10

Latest Comments

By Urooj on 10/16/2009 11:10:00 AM

hey mr or miss newlite wateva...actually dat sentence suits u....dat sum ppl are jerks ...n fact is a fact no one can change it..... think once b4 u call a jerk 2 sum 1......

By Mariya chauhan on 8/13/2009 11:46:00 PM

Thanks Salma and newlite to great support and trust me.

By newlite on 8/13/2009 10:10:00 AM

don't worry maria, some people are just jerks, the point is to take a recipe ann cook, not where it originates....keep up your good work

By salma on 8/13/2009 4:05:00 AM

mariya very nice recipe i tried it yestarday and it was sooooooo deliciouse aur in logo ki baato se aap disheart nahi ho q k kuch logo ki nature hoti hai doosro pe ilzaam lagane ki.

By Urooj on 4/20/2009 2:04:00 AM


By Urooj on 4/20/2009 2:03:00 AM

Mariya...if u din't copy dis recipe from khanapakana.com den y are the QUANTITIES exactly same as khana pakana.com.........???????

By Ashwin on 4/19/2009 1:26:00 PM

Why don't you finish the step by step instructions, by the way " 100 cooks, same dish, 100 differant ways to cook". So leave the girl alone...............................!!!!!!

By Mariya chauhan on 4/19/2009 10:11:00 AM

this message is broken my heart , bombay biryani is vey famous recipe everybody know that ,then this recipe is copy, so not select khna khazana's top chef ,but chef select my recipe so,it is original. then this recipe teach me my aunty she is leaving in bombay, but i dont understand why some people blem to any other without any reason.


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