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tahari | mutton biryani | mutton tahari recipe with veggies | mutton pulao

The delicious mutton tahari mixed with all the dry spices, cashew nuts, special veggies, cooked mutton pieces and finally cook the rice. The mouthwatering spicy mutton tahari with veggie flavour.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword mutton biryani, mutton pulao recipe, mutton tahari recipe, mutton tahari recipe with veggies, tahari
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients for mutton tahari:

    For cooking mutton:

    • mutton - 400g
    • ghee - 1 spoon
    • oil - 3 spoons
    • chopped onion - 1
    • slit green chillies - 2
    • ginger and garlic paste - 2 spoons
    • diced tomatoes - 2
    • turmeric powder - 1/4 spoon
    • red chilli powder - 1 spoon
    • garam masala powder - 1/2 spoon
    • salt - 1 spoon
    • water - 3/4 glass

    For biryani:

    • basmati rice - 3 cups(400g)
    • ghee - 1 spoon
    • oil - 6 spoons
    • ginger and garlic paste - 1 1/4 spoon
    • diced tomatoes - 2
    • salt - as required(2 spoons)
    • curd - 3 spoons
    • mint leaves - 1/4 cup
    • chopped coriander leaves - 1/4 cup
    • water - 5 cups
    • lemon juice - 3 spoons

    Dry spices:

    • cashew nuts - 1/4 cup
    • bay leaves - 2
    • star anise - 1
    • shah jeera - 1/2 spoon
    • cumin seeds(jeera) - 1/4 spoon
    • cardamom - 2
    • black cardamom - 1
    • cloves - 10
    • cinnamon - 1 stick

    Special veggies:

    • carrot - 1
    • potato - 2
    • french beans - 11
    • fenugreek leaves(methi) - a handful

    Garnish:

    • fried cashew nuts - 6

    Instructions

    Procedure for mutton tahari recipe:

      Cooking mutton:

      1. Heat a pan over the medium flame add ghee and oil.

      2. Add chopped onions and slit green chillies.

      3. Fry till the onions turn the golden colour.

      4. Add ginger and garlic paste mix well.

      5. Fry till the raw smell disappears.

      6. Add tomato slices mix well. Fry till the tomatoes turn mushy.

      7. Add salt, turmeric, red chilli and garam masala powders.

      8. Mix well all the spices and fry for a minute.

      9. Add cleaned mutton pieces mix well.

      10. Roast for a minute until the mutton pieces absorb the spices.

      11. Pour 3/4 glass of water mix well.

      12. Close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles.

      13. Carefully open the lid. If there is any water in the mutton pieces dry it.

      14. The 3/4 of mutton is done. Set aside.

      Preparing mutton biryani:

      1. Firstly, wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes.

      2. Heat a pan over a medium flame add ghee and oil.

      3. Add cashew nuts and all other dry spices. 

      4. Mix well and fry till the cashew nuts turn the golden colour.

      5. Add 2 diced onions and 4 slit green chillies.

      6. Fry until the onions turn slightly golden brown.

      7. Add ginger and garlic paste mix well.

      8. Fry till the raw smell disappears.

      Adding veggies:

      1. Cut the carrot and potato into four pieces and add to the pan.

      2. Add halved french beans mix well all the veggies.

      3. Fry all the veggies for a minute.

      4. Add tomato slices mix well.

      5. Add a spoon of salt. By adding salt the veggies will cook fast.

      6. Add a handful of fenugreek leaves(methi) mix well.

      7. Add 3 spoons of curd mix well.

      8. Fry till the 3/4 of veggies is done.

      9. Add the cooked mutton mixture mix all of them.

      10. Add mint leaves and chopped coriander leaves mix well.

      11. Pour water mix well. and boil it.

      Add rice to the mixture:

      1. Drain the rice and add to the pan and mix well.

      2. Add lemon juice mix well.

      3. Taste and adjust the salt at this stage.

      4. When 3/4 of rice is done. Now close the lid and dum for 15 minutes.

      5. Switch off the flame and leave it for 5 minutes.

      6. Mutton tahari is ready. Take into the serving plate.

      Garnish:

      1. Garnish with fried cashew nuts.

      2. Serve with raita, stuffed brinjal curry, special bhaji recipe.

      Recipe Notes

      For spicy mutton biryani add red chilli powder while cooking mutton. 

      Cook until the 3/4 of mutton is done. According to the mutton pieces.

      At least soak the rice when start to cooking mutton.

      The entire colour of biryani depends on frying the onions.

      Adding veggies is optional. Just for good taste.

      We can add curd while pressure cooking mutton pieces.