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Aattu Kaal Soup (Paaya) Recipe

Aattu Kaal Soup (Paaya) is a popular Indian Soups and Stews
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On :
Monday, 18 April, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 2 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Goat or Lamb's legs - 6
  • Onion paste - 2 tbsp
  • Tomato paste - 2 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Coconut paste - 2 tsp
  • Dhania powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Mint leaves - 1/2 (bunch finely chopped)
  • Lemon juice - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Water - as much to immerse the legs
  • Oil - 3 tsp
  • 4 - whole green chillies, sauteed in 1 tsp Ghee or Butter for garnishing
  • Whole garam masala:
  • 2 - Bay Leaves
  • 2 - black Cardamom
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 2 - Cardamom
  • 1 - Cinnamon
  • How to Make Aattu Kaal Soup (Paaya):

    1. Clean and wash the legs.
    2. Cook it in a pressure cooker by immersing the legs in the water with 1/2 tsp of turmeric and salt for 20-25 minutes.
    3. Take a pan, heat oil in it on a medium-high flame. Add whole garam masala (bay leaves, cinnamon and two types of cardamom and cloves) and saute it for half a second.
    4. Then add onion paste and fry until light brown.
    5. Add turmeric, chilli and dhania powders, ginger-garlic paste and saute it for 1 minute.
    6. Then add coconut paste and stir continuously.
    7. Now add legs (Cooked and reserving the remaining liquid) and tomato paste and fry for 1 minute.
    8. Add this mixture to the pressure cooker with the remaining liquid from earlier and salt and allow it to cook for 1-2 whistles until tender.
    9. Once cool, remove the lid and stir in mint leaves, garam masala powder, lemon juice. Check the consistency, it should be that of a soup.
    10. Check the salt.
    11. Finally garish it with sauteed green chillies in ghee or butter.
    12. Serve hot piping soup with aappams, iddiappams, home made naans or Malabar parathas.



     

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