Mutton Rezala Recipe

Mutton Rezala is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Monday, 27 July, 2015
Category :
Non-Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Stewed
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
3.5

Mutton Rezala is a popular Bengali recipe made of mutton stewed in fresh spices. Mutton can also be substituted with chicken.Serve hot with rice or roti.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg - Mutton
  • 1 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee or vegetable oil
  • 1.5 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • 10 - Green chillies
  • 6 to 8 - dried hot red chillies, soaked in warm water for 10 mins
  • 1 tsp - kewra water
  • For the marinade:
  • 3 inch - Ginger
  • Garlic - 8 to 9 Cloves
  • 1.5 cups - lightly beaten Curd
  • 1 cup - Milk
  • 3 to 4 - Bay Leaves
  • 8 to 10 - Cardamom pods
  • 8 to 10 - Cloves
  • 1 tsp - ground Mace
  • 1/2 tsp - ground Nutmeg
  • How to Make Mutton Rezala:

    1. Chop and grind, the ginger and garlic together, to make a fine paste.
    2. Add the remaining marinade ingredients, along with mutton and mix well. Leave it, to stand unrefrigerated, for 3-4 hours or overnight in fridge(bring to room temp before cooking).
    3. Remove the meat from the marinade and put the marinade aside.
    4. Heat oil and ghee in a pan, over high heat. When hot, add the meat, salt and sugar. Stir and fry for 8-10 minutes, until the meat is lightly browned.
    5. Reduce the heat to very low. Add the marinade.
    6. Cover and cook for 1 hour or until the meat is tender.
    7. Add the green and red chillies. Cook for a further 5-10 minutes.
    8. Add the kewra water, stir and serve with rice or phulka.
    9. Recipe Courtesy: Mareena's Recipe Collections



     

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