Aromatic Adventure: Amazing Beef Biryani in Mustard Oil Culinary


Beef biryani is a true celebration of the senses. The rich and complex flavors of this dish will transport you to the bustling kitchens of Bangladesh. Each bite is a harmonious symphony of spices, perfectly balanced to create a culinary masterpiece.

Beef biryani

Servings 6 people
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours


  • 1 kg Beef
  • 2 cups Chinigura aromatic rice
  • 1 pcs Nutmeg
  • 1.5 pcs Mace
  • 1 tsp White pepper
  • 2 pcs Cinnamon stick
  • 6 pcs Green cardamon
  • 1 cup Mustard oil
  • 1 pcs Black cardamon
  • 3 pcs Bay leaf
  • 1 cup Onion slices
  • 2 tbsp Garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp Ginger paste
  • 15 pcs Green chili
  • 1 tbsp Roasted cumin powder
  • 5 pcs Cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 cups Hot water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp Kewra water
  • 1/2 tbsp Sugar


  • Clean the beef first and cut into bite size pieces and keep that aside.
  • Now in a food processor grind nutmeg, mace, white pepper, cinnamon stick, green cardamom together and make a powder.
  • Take a saucepan and put mustard oil in it.
  • After it gets hot add black cardamom and bay leaf in it.
  • After 1 minute and sliced onions and stir it until it gets light golden brown in color.
  • Add garlic and ginger paste and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Now add beef, 4 green chilis, the special masala powder, roasted cumin powder and salt.
  • Mix everything well.
  • Add hot water and cook the beef in a closed lid and medium flame until it gets fully cooked.
  • After the beef gets cooked separate the pieces of beef in another bowl.
  • In the rest of the gravy add rice and stir it for 5 minutes.
  • Add 3 cups of hot water and 1 cup of milk in it.
  • Add 8 green chilis and salt and keep the flame in low heat.
  • When the rice and water are at the same level, in the position add beef and mix well.
  • Close the lid and wait for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, flip the rice and wait for another 10 minutes.
  • After 10 more minutes flip the rice again and close the flame and wait for 5 minutes.
  • Serve it hot.


Garnish it with fried onions.
Author: Fatema
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Bengali
Keyword: beef, biryani

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