Food & Wine

One Pot Lamb Biryani

One Pot Lamb Biryani

Here’s a delicious recipe from UCOOK’s Sarah Graham Partnership. It’s super easy to make and UCOOK is offering 30% off orders when the code #SarahGraham is used.


Preparation time 15 minutes | Cooking time 25 minutes


Ingredient Portion for 1 Portion for 2 Portion for 4
Medium sized onion, finely chopped 1 (baby) 1 (baby) 1
Ground cumin 1 ml 1 ml 2 ml
Ground turmeric 1 ml 1 ml 2 ml
Garam masala / curry powder 1 ml 1 ml 2 ml
Chilli flakes 1 ml 1 ml 1 ml
Cardamom pod, bruised to release seeds 1 whole 2 whole 3 whole
Cinnamon 1 ml 1 ml 2 ml
Curry leaf 1 whole 1 whole 2 whole
Vegetable stock 1 grams 2 grams 4 grams
Ginger, grated 5 grams 7,5 grams 10 grams
Garlic clove, chopped 1 whole 1 whole 2 whole
Deboned lamb leg, cubed 1 portion 2 portion 4 portion
Basmati rice 45 g 90 g 180 g
Tomato, chopped 1 whole 1 whole 2 whole
Mint / coriander 1,25 grams 2,5 grams 5 grams
Cucumber 1 whole 1 whole 1 whole
Lemon ½ ½ 1


½ Tbsp cooking oil

½ Tbsp butter

½ tsp each of salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 tsp sugar, optional or your preferred healthy sweetener to taste

1 cup boiling water



  1. To a large pot on med-high heat, add the oil and butter and fry the onions until translucent, about 4 minutes. Add in all of the spices and the ginger and fry for 2 minutes. Add in the meat, and a little extra oil if needed, and fry for 3-4 minutes / 5-6 minutes / 7-8 minutes until lightly browned. Add in the garlic and cook for a further minute.
  1. Add the rice, stir to coat and then the stock, water, tomatoes and potatoes. Place the lid on the pot, turn down to medium-low heat and leave to simmer with the lid on for 20 minutes / 25 minutes / 30 minutes or until the rice is cooked through and fluffy. Using a fork, stir through the lemon juice and zest, nuts and apricots.
  1. Serve immediately on warmed plates with the fresh mint and coriander.


Ingredient – Tomato Salad Portion for 1 Portion for 2 Portion for 4
1 medium tomato per person, roughly chopped 1 2 4
¼ cup roughly chopped cucumber per person 1 (baby) 1 (baby) 1 cucumber
1 level tsp grated fresh ginger 5 grams 7,5 grams 15 grams
Squeeze of lemon juice ½ ½ 1
1 Tbsp toughly chopped fresh coriander 2,5 grams 5 grams 10 grams
1 Tbsp roughly chopped fresh mint 2,5 grams 5 grams 10 grams

Olive oil
Salt and Pepper to taste



  1. Toss the tomato, cucumber and ginger in a bowl. Squeeze lemon juice and herbs over, as per preference.




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