Degi Style White Beef Biryani

Degi Style White Beef Biryani recipe that everyone will love. This one will surely be made on repeat in your home. #happycookingtoyou #foodfusion #digitalammi #quickfoodrecipe #ramadanrecipes

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-Cooking oil ½ Cup

-Lehsan (Garlic) crushed 2 & ½ tbs

-Boneless beef 1 kg

-Water 3 Cups

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) paste 3-4 tbs

-Himalayan pink salt 2 tsp or to taste

-Tez patta (Bay leaves) 2-3

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 1 tsp

-Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1

-Laung (Cloves) 7-8

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 1/3 Cup

-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) 1 & ½ tbs

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 & ½ tbs

-Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 7-8

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 1 tsp

-Laung (Cloves) 5-6

-Pyaz (Onion) fried 1 Cup

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 6-7

-Adrak (Ginger) julienne ¼ Cup

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped handful

-Imli pulp (Tamarind pulp) 3 tbs (Tamarind 2 tbs soaked in ¼ Cup water)

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ¼ Cup

-Rice (Chawal) 750g (80% boiled with salt)

-Water ¼ Cup

-Cooking oil 3-4 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) fried



-In a cauldron,add cooking oil,garlic & sauté for a minute.

-Add beef & mix well until it changes color.

-Add water,green chilli paste,pink salt,bay leaves,black peppercorns,cinnamon stick,cloves,yogurt, mix well & bring it to boil,cover & cook on low flame until meat is tender (approx. 1 hour) then cook on high flame until ½ cup of stock is left & oil separates.

-In a mortal & pestle,add coriander seeds,cumin seeds,green cardamom,black peppercorns & cloves,crush coarsely & set aside.

-In a bowl,add fried onion,green chillies,ginger,mint leaves,crushed spices (reserve 1 tbs for later use), toss well & set aside.

-In cauldron,add tamarind pulp & mix well.

-Add reserved 1 tbs of crushed spices & mix well.

-Add yogurt,fried onion mixture,boiled rice & water,cover with kitchen cloth & lid,place heavy weight on lid & cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

-Add cooking oil,cover with kitchen cloth,lid,place heavy weight on lid & steam cook on low flame for 10-12 minutes.

-Garnish with fried onion & serve!


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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