Nimi's Culinary Ventures


This recipe was shared to me by one of my friends.If you are fond of Biriyani, I bet you’ll really love to taste this one. 
1/2kg Mutton pieces 
2 cups Basmati rice

4 large onions sliced
3 green chillies
1 tomato sliced
1 piece Ginger
7-8 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp aniseed
3 cardamoms
3 cloves
a piece of cinnamon
Curry leaves
1/4 cup pudina leaves chopped
3/4 cup coriander leaves chopped
1 coconut scraped
Salt to taste

  • Wash and strain the basmati rice.
  • Pressure cook the mutton pieces with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder ,1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder ,salt and water.
  • Strain out the mutton pieces and keep aside the stock water.
  • In a heavy bottomed vessel  on flame ,pour 2 tbsp ghee .Fry and seperate  the strained rice.
  • In a mixer grind the ginger and garlic to paste form.
  • Extract coconut milk from the scraped coconut and mix it with the mutton stock water.
  • In the same vessel pour 1 tbsp ghee with 2 tbsp oil  fry the spices.Saute the onions,ginger garlic paste,green chillies(the green chillies are to be put without slitting.).Add tomatoes,curry leaves,pudina,coriander leaves and stir till an aroma comes.
  • Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder,2 tsp chilli powder and 2 tsp Meat masala powder.Stir in the mutton pieces and rice.
  • Add 4 cups of the coconut milk stock  to the rice.
  • Add salt on boiling,cover the vessel with a lid and let it cook on medium flame.On cooking the water would have evaporated .
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  1. Zia Elle

    May 6, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    It looks very good!!
    With all that spices…..I love! Great Nimi!

  2. Nimi SunilKumar

    May 6, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    @ lidia..lovely to hear tht u too love spices

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    May 6, 2010 at 8:05 pm


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  4. chamki

    May 23, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    Hi Nimi, you wrote a book! Yeah i will try your recipes, i am sure they are all great.

  5. Nimi SunilKumar

    May 24, 2010 at 4:33 am

    @ chamki..thnks chamki!Do snd in ur feedbacks

  6. Smitha

    October 30, 2010 at 2:51 am

    Hi Nimi , was just browsing and got in to your blog ,it looks amazing you have written a book that's great.
    Do visit my blog sometime.


    May 11, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    your website very nice information i will try at home good tasty and my family very happy!!!

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