Hi I am posting the below recipe which was originally posted by late Sara Riaz, may she rest in peace. Memoni Biryani resembles Sindhi biryani a lot and usually cooked with Mutton
Lamb or Chicken 1 kg (12 pieces)
Potato 250 gm (large cubes)
Tomato 250 gm (sliced)
Rice ½ kg (soaked)
Yogurt 1 cup (beaten)
Green chili 10-12
Dry plums 12
Onion 6 large (sliced thinly)
Salt to taste
Ginger paste 1 tbsp
Garlic paste 1 tbsp
Whole all spices 1 tbsp
Red chili powder 1 tbsp
Coriander 1 tbsp
Cumin powder 1 tsp
All spices powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Nutmeg and Mace ½ tsp
Green cardamom ½ tsp
Screw pine water 1 tsp
Yellow color 1/3 tsp + 1 pinch
Coriander 1 bunch (chopped)
Mint 1 bunch (chopped)
Oil approximately 3/4 cup
Par-boil rice in salted water with whole all spices.
Sieve and set aside.
Heat oil, add onions and fry till golden.
Take half the onion out on absorbent paper.
Then add ginger, garlic, salt, nutmeg and mace, green cardamom, red chili powder, all spices powder, turmeric, coriander and cumin powder in the rest of the onion left in pan.
Now add tomatoes and yogurt, cook.
Add meat and cook till tender.
Apply a pinch of yellow food color on potatoes and fry.
Now add fried potatoes, dry plums and green chilies to the chicken, mix.
Spread the rice over meat.
Drizzle 2 tbsp. oil and 1/2 tsp. yellow food color mixed in screw pine water on top.
Sprinkle fried onion, chopped coriander and mint over the rice.
Cover tightly and cook on very low heat for 15 minutes.
Memoni Biryani is ready to serve.