Matka Beef Biryani

One of the most aromatic and perfectly spiced beef biryani you will try. A must try for everyone. #happycookingtoyou #FoodFusion #Falakrice #ricerecipe #happycookingtoyou

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Prepare Beef Qorma:

-Ghee (Clarified butter) 2 tbs

-Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2

-Laung (Cloves) 2-3

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tsp

-Beef mix boti 500g

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) ½ tbs

-Himalayan pink salt 1 tsp or to taste

-Water 4 Cups or as required

-Ghee (Clarified butter) 4-5 tbs

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 1 tsp

-Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 6-8

-Badiyan ka phool (Star anise) 2

-Laung (Cloves) 5-6

-Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 2

-Tez patta (Bay leaves) 2

-Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2-3

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp

-Tamatar (Tomatoes) sliced 2 medium

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) paste 1 & ½ tbs

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 1 Cup

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp

-Himalayan pink salt 1 tsp or to taste

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 & ½ tsp

-Kashmiri lal mirch (Kashmiri red chilli) powder 1 tsp

-Javitri powder (Mace powder) ½ tsp

-Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) ½ tbs or to taste

-Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) fried ½ Cup

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped 2 tbs

Prepare Rice:

-Boiling water as required

-Himalayan pink salt 1 tsp or to taste

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tbs

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 1 tsp

-Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped 2 tbs

-Falak Extreme Basmati Rice 500g


-Lemon slices

-Tamatar (Tomato) slices

-Aloo bukhara (Dried plums) 2

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) 1

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped

-Har dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped

-Tamatar (Tomato) slices

-Pyaz (Onion) fried

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped

-Zarda ka rang (Orange food color) 1 pinch

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) 1

-Zarda ka rang (Orange food color) 1 pinch

-Reserved beef stock water 3-4 tbs

-Biryani essence 2-3 drops

-Ghee (Clarified butter) 1-2 tbs

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped

-Pyaz (Onion) fried



Prepare Beef Qorma:

-In a pot,add clarified butter & let it melt.

-Add green cardamom,cloves,cumin seeds & mix well.

-Add beef & mix well until it changes color.

-Add ginger garlic paste,pink salt,mix well & cook on medium flame for 1-2 minutes.

-Add water,mix well & bring it to boil,cover & cook on stove on low flame until meat is tender (50-60 minutes) & strain stock & reserve for later use approx. ¾ cup.

-In pressure cooker,pressure cook for 20-25 minutes.

-Takeout meat pieces,strain stock & reserve for later use.

-In a pot,add clarified butter & let it melt.

-Add black peppercorns,green cardamom,star anise,cloves,black cardamom,bay leaves,cinnamon sticks, cumin seeds & mix well.

-Add tomatoes,ginger garlic paste,green chilli paste,mix well & cook on medium flame for 1-2 minutes.

-Add yogurt,turmeric powder,pink salt,cumin powder,kashmiri red chilli powder,mace powder,nutmeg powder,red chilli powder,coriander powder,fried onion & mix well.

-Add cooked beef,mix well & cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.

-Add mint leaves,mix well & set aside.

Prepare Rice:

-In a bowl,add rice,water,wash thoroughly & soak for 30 minutes then strain soaked rice & set aside.

-In a pot,add water & bring it to boil.

-Add pink salt,cumin seeds,black peppercorns,cinnamon sticks,mint leaves & mix well.

-Add soaked rice,mix well & boil on medium flame until ¾th done then strain & set aside.


-In a clay pot (1 & ½ litre capacity),add prepared beef qorma (1/2 quantity),lemon slices,tomato slices,dried plum, green chilli,mint leaves,fresh coriander,boiled rice,tomato slices,fried onion,mint leaves,orange food color,green chilli,boiled rice ½ quantity,orange food color,beef stock,biryani essence,clarified butter,mint leaves, fried onion & cover the clay pot with aluminum foil & seal properly.

-Place the clay pot on a burning charcoals,put some pieces of hot charcoals on top of clay pot & steam cook on burning charcoal for 10-12 minutes.

-Carefully remove the aluminium foil,invert the clay pot in a dish & serve (makes 2 clay pots).


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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