Monday, 23 January 2012

Mutton Kapsa - Arab Style Biriyani

Mutton Kapsa in my own way.

Ingredients :-
mutton - quarter kg
basumati rice - quarter kg
onion - 1 (100 gm)
tomato - 1 (100 gm)
ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
garam masala - quarter tsp
dried lemon -1
clove -2
cardamom -2
cinnamon - small piece
bay leaf - 1
whole pepper- quarter tsp
saffron - a pinch
ghee or butter - 50 gm
cashew - 10 numbers
raisins - 1 tbsp
salt - to taste

To marinate mutton
mutton - 1/4 kg
yogurt - 1 tbsp
chilli powder - 1/4- 1/2 tsp
salt - to taste.
Steps to follow:
Cut and clean the mutton, wash thoroughly and drain it.
In a pressure cooker add mutton, yogurt,chilli powder and salt, mix altogether and marinate for half an hour.
Soak the rice for 10 minutes.
Slice the onion. Blend the tomato in a food processor.
Fry the cashew and raisins with little ghee and keep aside.

With the marinated mutton add two and half cups of water,bay leaf,dried lemon,cardamom,cinnamon,clove,pepper,salt to taste and cook for 4 whistles.

Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel, add the sliced onoin, fry for 2 minutes. Then add ginger garlic paste and garam masala and stir for 2 minutes in a low heat.

Then add the tomato puree to it. Mix and stir well.

Drain the rice and add to the briyani vessel, toss together with the masala gently.

Then pour the cooked mutton with the stock, bring to boil,then lower the heat to medium .Cover it with lid and cook for 10 minutes.

After 10 minutes sprinkle the saffron, Cover the briyani vessel with aluminium foil,close the lid tightly and cook over low heat for 7 minutes.

Switch off the flame and let it stand for 10 minutes. Open the lid, gently toss the rice and mutton.Remove the dried lemon from the rice.

Transfer to a serving plate and garnish with fried cashew and raisins. Enjoy the fabulous arab taste.
  I am sending this recipe to Kaarasaaram -Royal Feast Biriyani Event.
--Asiya Omar.


Achu's Amma's Kitchen said...

wow super biriyani...

Asiya Omar said...

@ Achu's Amma's Kitchen
Thanks for your first visit and lovely comments.

faseela said...

lovely kapsa.....i too have it in my drafts but in a slight different way....

createwithmom said...

delicious looking flavourful biryani

Mahi said...


Asiya Omar said...

Thanks your recipe also.

thanks for your nice comments.

present? * attendance noted.

vanathy said...

looking yummy!

Asiya Omar said...

Thanks Vanathy for your first visit and nice comments.:)))..

S.Menaga said...

புது ப்ளாக்கிற்க்கு வாழ்த்துக்கள்க்கா!! மட்டன் கப்ஸா சூப்பரா இருக்கு...

Asiya Omar said...

Thanks menaga for your wishes and comments.

Jaleela said...

Step by Step pic looks very nice.
My son's favourite.