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Recipe for The Best Biryani
Ingredients

5 lbs goat meat or chicken meat

4 tablespoons canola oil

3 onions, medium-sized

2 teaspoons garlic paste

2 teaspoons ginger paste

2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans tomatoes,diced

1/4 cup yogurt

1 teaspoon chili powder

10 whole cloves

8 green cardamom pods

4 black cardamom pods

10 black peppercorns

1 teaspoon cumin powder

2 teaspoons coriander powder

2 teaspoons garam masala

2 teaspoons curry powder

1 cinnamon stick

4 teaspoons salt

2 bay leaves

10 dried plums

4 fresh green chilies

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro

1 pinch saffron

9 cups basmati rice

15 cups water

Preparation Method

Soak rice for half an hour.

Cook in rice cooker with 15 cups of water.

Fry onions in oil until golden brown.

Add ginger and garlic.

Add chili powder, cloves, cardamom, pepper corn, cumin, curry, graham masala, coriander, cinnamon stick, bay leaves, dried plums, and salt to taste.

Add yogurt then tomatoes and cook until dry.

Add meat then add green chiles.

Cook until meat is done,add water if needed.

Add cilantro.

Mix saffron with hot water.

Layer rice and meat mixture and sprinkle with saffron mixture.

Put in oven at 350°F for 20 minutes.

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Muhammad AmmarMuhammad Ammar : Feb 12, 2014 – I will give it a try

The Best Biryani
Prepration Time: 0 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time: 1 hrs 15 mins
Serves: 5 Persons
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