Mutton Rezalla

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg mutton chops
  • 2 flowers of mace (powdered)
  • 500 gms curd (beaten)
  • 6 to 8 tbsp ghee
  • 6 to 8 green cardamoms
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 4 to 5 onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp green chilli paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar or jaggery
  • 2 to 3 fried red chillies (whole) for garnishing

How to Make Mutton Rezalla

  • Wash and clean the mutton chops
  • Add powdered mace to the curd and mix well
  • Marinate the mutton in this curd mixture and keep aside for an hour
  • Lightly heat the ghee in a kadhai or a heavy-bottom vessel
  • Add cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon
  • Fry till they are light brown
  • Add finely-chopped onions and fry on a low flame till they are golden
  • Add ginger, garlic and green chilli paste and saute for a few seconds
  • Add the marinated mutton chops
  • Mix well
  • Cook on a low flame and keep stirring at regular intervals
  • After the mutton is half done, add salt and continue cooking till the mutton is tender
  • Add sugar or jaggery and mix well
  • Cook till the ghee separates
  • Garnish the mutton with the fried red chillies
  • Cover with a lid and open it directly when the dish is to be served
  • Serve hot