Recipe credit: Shaida Latib Picture credit: Fatima A Latif @_fatimalatif_
Bismillah hir Rahman nir Raheem
500g beef mince washed and drained
2 & ½ cups basmati rice boiled
4 potatoes cut in 4 and fried
½ cup Masoor (Back lentils) boiled (depending on how much you want to put)
Fried onions: ½ cup for biryani ¼ cup for rice
In a pot add 3 big tablespoons oil Put mince in on 1 side, then add: 2 cinnamon sticks 2 cardamom pods 2-3 peppercorns 2-3 cloves 2 teaspoons red chilli powder 2 teaspoons coriander powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder 2 teaspoons salt(or to taste) 1 teaspoon coarse red chilli powder ½ teaspoon saffron mixed in ½ cup boiling water 2 teaspoons chilli garlic paste 2 teaspoons ginger garlic ½ cup fried onions crush and add ⅓ cup frozen peas Masoor (Back lentils) 2 tomatoes liquidised ½ cup yogurt (I used double cream) Add in ½ of saffron mixture
In rice add in other ½ of saffron, handful of peas, fried onion and Masoor (Back lentils).
On top of mince put potatoes then put rice.
Steam on high for 10 minutes, 15 minutes on medium heat and then about 40 minutes on low. I didn't add water if need be add about ¼ - ½ cup. Serve with raita.