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Jhor Wala Mutton

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Mutton pieces- 500 g
  • Oil - 3/4 cup
  • Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Tejpatta (Bay leaves) - 2
  • Dried red chilli- 2
  • Onion - 2 medium size
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1 heaped tbsp
  • Chopped Dhania patta - 1 tbsp
  • Poppy Seeds paste - 1 tbsp
  • For powdered masala:
  • Haldi powder - 1 tsp
  • Jeera powder - 1 tsp
  • Dhania powder - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1tsp
  • Garam Masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Tandoori masala powder - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Raw papaya - 1 inch piece (optional: for quick tendering of mutton)
  • Boiling water - 750 ml
  • Desi ghee- 1 tbsp
  • Whole garam masala:
  • Cloves - 4
  • Big elaichi- 1
  • Small elaichi - 2
  • Daalchini (cinnamon ) - 1 inch thin strip

How to Make

  • Wash the mutton thoroughly.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Put jeera, tejpatta and dried red chilli.
  • When the jeera begins to splutter, add garam masala and onions, and saute for 2 minutes over medium flame.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and saute everything for 2 minutes.
  • Add all powdered masalas (except garam masala powder), mutton and salt.
  • Saute for 3 minutes.
  • Cover the pressure cooker lightly with a lid and let the mutton cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.
  • Open the vessel.
  • Mix well and add boiling water, garam masala powder, papaya, poppy seeds paste and 1 tbsp desi ghee.
  • Close the pressure cooker with lid and cook for 12 minutes after the first whistle, on medium flame.
  • Let the pressure cooker cool on its own and then open it.
  • Garnish with chopped dhania patta.
  • Serve warm with pulaao.