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Nawabi Biryani

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  Basmati rice 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Mutton 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Onions 3
  Ginger garlic paste 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red chilies 3
  Cinnamon stick 1 (1 Inch)
  Curd 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green cardamom 3
  Peppercorns 5
  Cloves 5
  Shahjeera 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Saffron 1 Pinch
  Jardalu 5
  Water 6 1⁄2 Cup (104 tbs)
  Dry fruits 1 Tablespoon
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon

Take 2 1/2 tbsp of ghee.
Put some salt in it and fry the dry fruits and apricots.
Make a fine paste by grinding red chillies and fried onion.
Make a mixture of curd, ginger garlic paste, onion chilli paste, turmeric powder and salt and marinate the mutton pieces in it.
Put some ghee in a pressure cooker heat it, and then add the marinated mutton into it.
Pressure cook it until done.
Put some ghee in another vessel and heat it.
Add to this the whole spices and fry them for a while.
Now add the rice.
Add some salt and warm water.
Cook the rice till all the water has been absorbed.
Once the rice is cooked, spread it out and let it cool.
Also, remove the whole spices that were added to it.
Grease the inner wall of a heavy bottomed pan with ghee.
Put the cooked mutton into it and sprinkle some garam masala powder.
Follow this with a layer of rice, then melted ghee and then saffron milk.
Add to this the fried nuts and cover it with a tight fitting lid.
For the next 15 to 20 mins, keep it on dum on low flame.
Mix it well and serve hot.
Garnish the dish with chopped coriander and pudina leaves.

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