BASMATHI rice - 500 gms. No kadalpasi, maratti moggu in this recipe. The rest of the ingredients required and their quantity is the same as the above recipe. But method of cooking is different.
Method: Take 1 1/2 litres of water in a heavy pan. Add half the spices [clove,cardamom etc.] and boil the water. Add washed rice, salt and cook till 3/4th. done and drain the water. Set the rice aside. Meanwhile, clean the mutton. Mix it with curd, chopped tomatoes, mint leaves, coriander leaves, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and slit green chillies. Mix well and marinate for at least 30 mins. Heat the oil/ghee in a heavy pan, splutter the remaining whole spices, and fry the onions till brown. Then add muttons and cook till oil floats on top. Then add coriander powder and chilli powder, salt, and sufficient water to cook the meat. Once the mutton is cooked, and the mixture thickens, add the cooked rice, mix well and cook the biryani on 'dum' for 30mins. Serve hot with regular pachadi [made with onion, coriander leaves, tomatoes in curd].