Make an easy and delicious version of Awadhi Mutton Biryani for your Holi feast!

Awadhi Mutton Biryani is a royal dish that can make anyone’s mouth water. People are constantly looking for the best Mutton Biryani in their city, but do you know where the secret lies? In your own kitchen! Oh yes, it’s exceptionally easy to prepare your own Awadhi Mutton Biryani at home! We at licious are here with an ultimate recipe to satisfy your taste buds that are craving for this Mutton Biryani

What is Awadhi Mutton Biryani? 

Coming from an Indian state, Lucknow, Awadhi Mutton Biryani is a traditional Indian dish sometimes called Lucknowi Biryani, because of its origin. It is cooked at a low flame in a handi with lots of spices, premium-quality rice and juicy mutton. This delectable and mouth-watering delicacy is exceptionally famous not just in India, but around the world. The well-cooked rice, along with succulent mutton pieces (order now), makes it a perfect serving for a festival like Holi which is right around the corner. From the sprinkled rose water to saffron soaked in milk, every bite of the Mutton Lucknowi Biryani feels like a party in the mouth. 

Awadhi Mutton Biryani has long held its special place in the Indian culinary heritage. Its popularity is not something people are unaware of. There are many reasons to love it as it’s an experience in itself; after all, it’s full of flavours and aroma. And now it’s time to try out our easy Mutton Biryani recipe which will make you lick your fingers.

Depending on your preference, we have a number of fresh mutton (lamb and goat) cuts, that would be perfect for biryani. All of your mutton is pasture-raised and sourced from government approved partners. Our mutton is passed through 150+ safety & quality checks and cut & cleaned by experts only. 

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Here is how you can prepare Awadhi Mutton Biryani at home:
The following are the ingredients of Awadhi Mutton Biryani recipe -
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 40 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 40 minutes
How to prepare the garam masala:
  1. Roast all the dry species
  2. Once roasted properly, put them all in a grinder and finely grind them.
Mutton marination steps:
  1. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and ginger-garlic paste to the mutton.
  2. Add curd and garam masala and mix it properly so that all the pieces of mutton are covered with the marinade.
  3. Cover it with a lid and place it in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
Awadhi mutton biryani recipe:
  1. Take the marinated meat out of the refrigerator. Once it comes to room temperature, season it with salt.
  2. Grease a handi using mustard oil or ghee. Transfer all the meat to the handi.
  3. Cook the meat on a low flame while tossing it continually.
  4. Cover with a lid and let it simmer for another 30 minutes.
  5. Now, start layering the mutton with cooked rice and sprinkle saffron milk all over it.
  6. Add a pinch of salt, roasted onions, garam masala and ghee over it.
  7. Cover the handi with a lid and place something heavy over it. Make sure the flame is on a low setting.
  8. Cook it for at least 30 minutes and serve hot.
Recipe Notes

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