Rivayat Recipe Spices
Recipe Ingredients Quantity
Beef/Mutton/Chicken ½ kg to ¾ kg (chunks with bones)
Basmati Rice ½ kg to ¾ kg (washed and soaked in water for 30 minutes)
Salt 3 tablespoons
Onions (medium) 5 (finely chopped)
Tomatoes (medium) 4 (finely sliced)
Potatoes (medium) 4 (peeled and cut into two)
Ginger 3 tablespoons (finely chopped)
Garlic 1 tablespoon (paste)
Yogurt 1 cup (whipped)
Oil/Ghee 1 to 1½ cup(s)
Rivayat Bombay Biryani Masala 1 packet


  1. In a saucepan, fry onions in preheated oil/ghee till golden brown. Add tomatoes and cook until the oil separates.

  2. Now add meat, yogurt, ginger, garlic, potatoes and Rivayat Bombay Biryani Masala and cook for 15 minutes. Add 1 to 2 cup(s) of water. Cover and simmer until the meat is tender. Raise the flame and cook till masala and oil/ghee are separate.

  3. Dissolve 3 tablespoons of salt in 12 glasses of water. Boil rice in a separate saucepan and when the rice is 3/4 done, drain in a strainer.

  4. Spread two layers of cooked meat and masala over the rice. Cover and cook over a low flame until the rice gets tender. Mix the meat and rice.

    Serve Rivayat Bombay Biryani with salad and raita.

Secret Tip


If the dish is overcooked, cover the rice with bread slices, pour ½ cup of milk over the rice. After 3 to 4 minutes take the bread slices out. The odor of overcooking will no longer be there.


Masala Ingredients


Salt, Red Chili, Black Pepper, Dried Plum, Fenugreek, Turmeric, Cinnamon, Soy Seed, Green Cardamom, Negella, Bay Leaf, Ginger, Cardamom, Garlic, Clove, Black Cumin Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Papaya and Wheat/Corn Flour.

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