Introduction: Ambur Biryani - Mutton Biryani - How to Make Mutton Biryani - Mutton Dum Biryani - Millet Biryani -


Ambur, a town in the North Arcot district of Tamizh Nadu is known for two things, leather goods and biryani. Ambur biryani like any other biryani of India has its own distinction. While making Ambur biryani say no to three things, garam masala powder, green chillies and ghee.

Ambur biryani’s signature is its simplicity of flavours. This style of biryani is traditionally made with mutton and short grain rice. In our version we used barnyard millet and it turned out as good as the biryani made with rice. Anyway, if you must use rice, go for short grain brown rice.

Our Ambur biryani recipe will yield 4 servings, with 754 kilocalories in each.

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Barnyard millet contains complex carbohydrates which digest slowly to provide long term energy. It is also a good source of minerals such as manganese, magnesium and copper that aid metabolism.

Mutton contains equal amounts of heart friendly unsaturated fats and unhealthy saturated fats. Hence, consuming mutton in moderation is key to a healthy body.

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