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Lamb Byriani Recipe


  • 2 Cups Basmati Rice
  • 1Lb Lamb chopped to small pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 inches root ginger grated
  • 4 green chillies finely chopped
  • Handful cashew nuts (unsalted)
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • Half teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 cup fresh chopped coriander
  • 1 Tablespoon Garam Masalla powder
  • Seeds from 8 Green Cardamom pods
  • Juice from 1 lemon

Cooking method for Lamb Byriani

Serves 4

Basmati rice must be used for this recipe. Salt the water in a large pan, bring to the boil and add the basmati rice and cardamom seeds. Cook for 7 minutes then drain. Meanwhile fry the onion until translucent then add the ginger, garlic, chillies, garam masalla and stir fry for a further 2 minutes mixing well. Add the lamb and seal well on all sides, add a cup of water and simmer until the meat is tender. Now Add the rice, lemon juice and stir well. Lay the contents out into a baking dish and bake covered in the oven at 200 degrees for 20 minutes. Serve with the crushed nuts and corinader leaves poured over.

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