Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Marination: Minimum 3 hours
Cooking Time: 2 hours
Servings: 3 – 4 persons
Main Ingredients: Mutton
Course / Category: Non–Vegetarian
Tags: Main Dish, Non-Vegetarian
Basmati Rice: 2 cup
Mutton: 500 gms
Onion: 3 numbers (medium)
Green chilly: 4 numbers (medium)
Pepper corns: 2 – 3 numbers
Bay Leaf: 2 numbers
Cinnamon: 3 numbers
Clove: 3 numbers
Big cardamom: 1 number
Green Cardamom: 2 numbers
Saunf: 2 teaspoon
Kashmiri Red chilly powder: 1 tablespoon
Ginger Garlic paste: 2 tablespoon
Tomato: 2 numbers
Curd: 1 and 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander leaves: 1 cup
Pudina / Mint leaves: 1 cup
Turmeric: 1/4 teaspoon
Lemon: ½ of 1 number
Garam Masala: 2 teaspoon
Oil: 3 tablespoon
Salt: as required
Marinate Mutton pieces with 1tablespoon ginger garlic & green chilly paste, curd, oil & ½ teaspoon of salt for 3 hours.
Cook marinated mutton with enough water in pressure cooker for 10-12 whistles.
Heat oil in a pan, add bay leaf, cinnamon, clove, big cardamom & sauté well.
Add finely chopped onion & sauté well.
Add remaining ginger garlic & green chilly paste & sauté well till raw smell goes.
Add diced tomatoes & sauté well, close with lid for cooking for 10 minutes.
Remove lid & mix well. Add Kashmiri chilly powder, turmeric & mix well.
Add chopped pudina & coriander leaves
Add cooked mutton pieces to it & mix well.
Add 2 cups of water & check salt. Add salt if required. Add powdered saunf & mix well.
Close with lid for cooking. Cook to get thick gravy.
Take deep bottomed vessel, boil 5 cups of water with salt, bay leaf, cinnamon, clove, green cardamom, black pepper. Cook for 5 minutes & drain excess water.
Remove all garam masala from rice.
Take vessel layer with half of mutton mix. Above it layer with half rice, again layer with remaining half mutton mix & finally layer with remaining rice.
Above it can sprinkle liquid food colour.
Close it tightly with lid & seal the edges.
Put the vessel above tawa & cook on high flame for 10 minutes & on low flame for 15 minutes. Then switch off flame & keep it like that for 15 minutes.
Serve with raita.
Note: This can be done by using pressure cooker. Do the same process & cook for 3 whistles.