Tilda Kitchen Recipe created by Tilda Kitchen

Lamb Biryani with Potatoes & Green Beans

65 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Special Occasion
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins

Tasty and fragrant baked biryani with lamb, potatoes and green beans – a perfect entertaining dish to have with friends.

  • 690 Calories
  • High Energy



  • 300g Tilda Pure Basmati
  • 530g lean lamb diced
  • 30g vegetable oil
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 10 cardamon pods
  • 8 cloves
  • 800ml water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 200g baby potatoes, boiled for 15 minutes
  • 80g green beans, cooked for 5-6 minutes

Masala Paste

  • 20g vegetable oil
  • 20g salted butter
  • 150g red onions, chopped
  • 20g garlic puree
  • 40g ginger puree
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 1 green chilli chopped
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric


  1. Fry all of the masala ingredients together until soft in a large pan
  2. Add the diced lamb and cook until sealed
  3. In a separate pan heat the remaining oil, add the whole spices and heat for a few minutes
  4. Add the rice and stir to coat with the spice mix
  5. Add the water and salt then combine with the lamb mix, potatoes, and green beans.
  6. Transfer to a large oven proof casserole
  7. Cook at 180deg fan oven for 50 minutes stirring at regular intervals
  8. Garnish with chopped coriander to serve

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