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  1. Basmati rice-1 cup
  2. Keema(minced meat,beef or mutton)-200 gms
  3. Cardamom- 2 nos
  4. Bay leaves- 1 no
  5. Cloves- 3 nos
  6. Star anise- 1 no
  7. Ginger crushed- 11/2 tsp
  8. Garlic crushed- 1 /2 tsp
  9. Green chili (chopped)- 1 no
  10. Onion (sliced finely)- 1 large
  11. Kashmiri chili powder- 1/2 to 1 tbsp
  12. Coriander powder-1/2 tbsp
  13. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  14. Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  15. Pepper powder-1/4 to 1/2 tsp(optional)
  16. Coriander leaves (chopped)- 1/4 cup
  17. Mint leaves(chopped)-1/4 cup
  18. Salt – to taste
  19. Oil /Ghee
  20. Water-2 1/2 to 2 3/4 cups
To garnish
  1. Onion sliced finely- 1 no
  2. Cashew nuts and raisins- few
  3. Oil/Ghee


  • Heat oil/ghee in a pan and fry sliced onion, cashew  nuts and raisins (to garnish) separately until it turns brown and keep aside.
  • Heat oil/ghee in a pan add cardamom,bay leaves,cloves and star anise and saute till fragrant.
  • Now add ginger ,garlic and green chili and saute for a few seconds.Add  sliced onion and saute till it is caramelized.
  • Add minced meat  and mix well.
  • When the meat is half done add chili powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder, garam masala,pepper powder and salt to taste.Mix until combined.
  • Now add half of the fried onions,coriander and mint leaves and cook until meat is done.
  • Add rice and pour water,add salt to taste.Cover and cook till done.
  • Garnish with fried onions ,cashew nuts ,raisins and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve with raitha.
Sending this to Kerala kitchen event hosted by Khushi of A girl’s diary

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    October 17, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Tooooo good!!!!!!!!! I will defenitly try this someday!!!! It looks soo nice!!!

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    October 17, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    Biryani looks sooooo good……& the clicks are awesome. I feel like grabbing the bowl right now.

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    MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!.
    October 17, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    This biryani luks so tasty,colourful,spicy and superbly delicious.Luks impressive.Will try it soon.

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    October 18, 2011 at 12:07 am

    Biryani looks really good and delicious.

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    Suja Manoj
    October 18, 2011 at 12:33 am

    Spicy and flavorful biryani..makes me hungry..

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    Rinku Naveen
    October 18, 2011 at 12:51 am

    Wow! Never tasted or tried Keema biriyani. Looks super yumm..

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    October 18, 2011 at 5:58 am

    I luv this…looks so flavourful n yummy

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    October 18, 2011 at 8:06 am

    entammooooo vishakkunneeeee…sharikkum ithinte oru colour okke kandittu angottu oru chanjattam

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    Priya Suresh
    October 18, 2011 at 9:02 am

    Wonderful bowl of flavourful and inviting briyani,makes me hungry..

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    Santosh Bangar
    October 18, 2011 at 9:49 pm


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    October 19, 2011 at 1:40 am

    brilliant job. i am so loving all ur clicks.

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    October 19, 2011 at 5:38 am

    This looks really delicious..I should try this as soon as possible.thanks for the recipe dear..Following your blog straight away..If you have time Check out my blog too..

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    October 20, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    looks delish 🙂 never tasted minced meat biriyani just beef biriyani but my was it a good dish, I bet the keema version is even way better

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    October 21, 2011 at 4:36 am

    Ooooh, the colour of that biriyani is so promising! droool….

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