Beef Biryani Recipe

Submited by Sana from Karachi


Marination Ingredients
1/2 cup
fresh plain yoghurt, whipped- 1 tsp.
salt- 1 tbsp.
oil- 1 heaped tsp.
ginger paste- 1 heaped tsp.
garlic paste- 1 tbsp.
tomato puree/paste- 1 tsp.
whole jeera/cumin
pinch of saffron- 1 tsp.
red chilli powder/chilli flakes- 5
black pepper- 2
cloves- 2
juice of half a lemon- 2 tbsp.
chopped coriander- 1
green chilli, chopped- 1
bay leaf- 1/4 tsp.
turmeric powder
Masala Ingredients- 4 tbsp.
oil- 4
onions, sliced and fried until golden, then crushed- 3
tomatoes, cubed- 1/4 tsp.
garlic paste- 1/4 tsp.
ginger paste- 1
cinnamon stick- 2
green chillis, chopped- 1/4 cup
fresh plain yoghurt, whipped- 1 tbsp.
tomato puree/paste- 1 tsp.
sugar- (to cute the acidity from the tomatoes)- 2 1/2 - 3 cups
water- 4
potatoes, peeled and quartered, then fried until tender
salt to taste


Heat the oil in a pot, add the tomatoes and cook until they are mushy and oil begins to separate from them. Add the ginger and garlic paste, followed by the cinnamon stick and chopped green chillis and cook the mixture for a few seconds then add the marinated steak. Fry on high heat for 3 minutes.

In the meantime, in a bowl, mix the yoghurt with the crushed fried onions, tomato puree, sugar and 1 tsp. salt. Pour this mixture into the pan and cook until the gravy is dry. Add the water, turn the heat down to low and cover the pot. Allow to simmer and cook gently for 15-20 minutes or until the beef is tender and the gravy is thick.

Taste and adjust salt and spice. Add the fried potatoes and give it a mix.

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Reviews on Beef Biryani Recipe

Please mention how much beef required??
Aqza - Jersey 12/2/2018 2:39:14 PM
Can I use more quantity of green chilies in beef biryani? Actually I my whole family members like to eat very hot and spicy Beef biryani that is why I thunk the quantity of green chilies in this recipe is not enough to develop the spicy taste.
sonam - khi 12/20/2016 4:29:17 AM
I will give my sister new taste of Biryani she likes to eat Biryani from my hand but now I make it with new way and hope she will also like it much than before
Quddus - Karachi 10/14/2016 5:40:53 PM
I don’t like biryani and beef meat so I don’t eat biryani but my sister like it very much and she made very delicious biryani and any type of dish
hooria - karachi 9/15/2016 1:40:38 PM
I really like biryani but I don’t like beef I only eat the chicken my sister cook very delicious biryani and my whole family really like biryani for my sister’s hand made
Hareem - Panjab 9/6/2016 7:58:25 AM
This pic of biryani looks very delicious I really like biryani yesterday I ate it my mother makes the best biryani in the world she is the best chef
Sharmeen - Karachi 9/4/2016 6:14:33 PM
Get the relevant Beed Biryani Recipe from this platform and prepare it at home. Even if you are making it for the first time, dont worry the method is easy to follow. You will do great!
Uzma - Karachi 8/27/2016 1:51:47 AM
Usually Beef take not much time to cook that is why i think after mixing all the ingredients just fifteen minutes are enough otherwise the meat starts to convert into small pieces.
Saiba - Karachi 8/26/2016 6:53:06 AM
I have tried many Biryani recipes but never taste this type of Biryani it is totally different from other Biryani recipes and finally I got the new taste of Beef Biryani
Sadia - Lahore 8/25/2016 5:05:31 AM
This Eid I am going to make Beef Biryani from this page. I have noted it down in my recipe book and have suggested it to all my relatives and friends. Lets hope to taste the best Beef Biryani in town.
Aliza - Lahore 8/24/2016 6:16:39 AM

Beef Biryani Recipe

Beef Biryani is a spicy and traditional variety of Biryani. Beef is marinated with ginger/ garlic, cumin, yogurt, tomato puree, cloves, chili flakes, black pepper, lemon juice, green chili, cardamom, chopped coriander and saffron and kept for almost half an hour. Biryani Masala is prepared and cooked with marinated beef to prepare biryani. Mostly, people prefer making Beef Biryani on Eid ul Adha occasion for dinner or lunch parties. Try our Beef Biryani Recipe which is very easy you can take the direction from the method column below and take the ingredients in the list. Try it out and let us know how it was, don’t forget to give it star of you like it. Keep visiting recipes.