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Serves :

Preparation Time :
40 minutes

Cooking Time :
50 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Heat the oil mix and add the onions along with bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Saute till the onions turn golden.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste, fry for a few seconds after which add the green chillies and saute it for a few seconds.
  • Then add the mutton and fry for about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and fry till they are soft.
  • Add salt, turmeric, red chilli powder and coriander powder. Mix well.
  • Add fresh coriander, mint, and then the hung yogurt. Mix and stir continuously till the oil starts to surface.
  • Add a little water and cook for about 15 - 20 minutes or until the mutton is almost done.
  • Add rice and water to the mutton so that the water is 1 inch above the surface of meat and rice.
  • Cook, covered on high flame for 2 minutes and then on low flame for about 10 - 12 minutes.
  • When the rice is almost done, sprinkle the yellow food colour mixed with a little water and cook till the rice is done with individual grains separate. Serve hot.


  • 500 grams long grain rice
  • 1 kg mutton, cut into medium sized pieces
  • 4 onions, finely sliced
  • 4 tomatoes, chopped
  • 175 grams hung yogurt, whisked
  • 150 ml IDHAYAM sesame oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2, 1 inch cinnamon sticks
  • 6 green cardamoms
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 teaspoon garlic paste 
  • 6 green chillies, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 75 grams fresh green coriander, chopped
  • 30 grams mint leaves, chopped 
  • A few drops yellow food colour, mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  • Salt, to taste

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