Try the Authentic Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani Recipe at Home!

The taste of the authentic Hyderabadi mutton biryani recipe has been passed down from one generation to the next. You’ll be shocked to know that the first biryani was brought to India by the Persians. However, the flavoursome, delicious biryani recipe was brought to India by the Mughals. It was one of the most popular dishes in the Mughal kitchen and was eaten with a lot of zest and enthusiasm throughout the country.

There are many different varieties of biryani that are available in India. All of them belong to the region they originated from. Hence, the names of these biryanis are Kolkata Biryani, Hyderabadi dum biryani, Bombay Biryani, Awadhi Biryani, and so on. All have unique flavours and spices mixed with high-quality rice and meat pieces.

It is a known fact that cooking biryani at home is a very long and tiring process. It may take more than an hour to get it ready. It is more tedious if you’re cooking for several people. With Licious, we have curated a simple yet effective solution to this problem. With our ready-to-cook range of biryani mixes, you can serve luscious and scrumptious biryani in minutes.

What is Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani? 

The Hyderabadi mutton biryani was first cooked by Nizam-Ul-Malik, who was ruling over Hyderabad. He was appointed by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Nizam wanted to surprise and please Aurangzeb with the culinary skills of his royal kitchen. Hence, he advised his royal chefs to create the authentic Hyderabadi mutton biryani recipe to please the emperor. The chefs created about 50 different varieties of Hyderabadi Biryani. Each type incorporated different meat, including lamb, chicken, fish, shrimp, hare, and deer. Saffron served as the key ingredient in these recipes.

The Hyderabadi mutton dum biryani uses varied spices and aromatic herbs to enhance the taste of the biryani. It is suggested to always use premium quality rice for the Hyderabadi mutton biryani ki recipe for the best possible taste. It makes for a scrumptious meal that can satiate your hunger pangs.

If you’re looking for an authentic Hyderabadi mutton biryani recipe, then you should try this one at home!

Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani Recipe Mix 

At Licious, we have curated a unique way to cook biryani at home. You can cook any biryani at home in three simple steps using our ready-to-cook range of Biryani Mixes. These mixes are chef-crafted using authentic recipes and fresh ingredients. The mutton pieces are scrumptious and juicy. Your favourite meat pieces are given in the mix so that you can have your Hyderabadi mutton dum biryani without worrying. The meat has no added preservatives or chemicals either and is always fresh, never frozen.

If you want to order our ready-to-cook Hyderabadi mutton biryani, click on the button below, and you’ll be directed to our website. 

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Licious Mutton Biryani Cooking Method
The Hyderabadi mutton dum biryani recipe is easy to follow and understand if you have the Licious Biryani Mix handy. It can be ready in 3 simple steps.
Prep Time 45 minutes
Prep Time 45 minutes
  1. Preparation: Take two teacups of superior quality rice and soak them in water for 20 minutes. Drain the water and set it aside. Rice is not included in the pack.
  2. Step 1: Take one teacup (150ml) of water in a pressure cooker and add the two sachets of Biryani Seasoning that come included in the pack. Stir it well. Now, add the drained rice and let it simmer for 40-60 seconds.
  3. Step 2: Next, add the Biryani Meat and Masala Mix to the rice. Mix it well. Add one teacup of water to the pack and pour it into the pressure cooker. Once done, close the lid of the cooker. Turn on the heat.
  4. Step 3: Cook for two whistles and then turn the heat off. Let it cool. Once done, open the cooker and combine rice with the meat pieces.
Recipe Notes

Tips and Tricks

Do not add excessive water to the Biryani Mix. Do not overcook the rice. Serving Suggestions Garnish with fried onions and coriander leaves.

Serve with mint chutney or raita on the side. If this stimulates your hunger pangs, order our Biryani Range and start cooking.

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