1 tbsp - each of ground cumin seeds and coriander powder
4 - bay leaves
2 tbsp - sugar
6 - cloves
6 - peeled cardamoms
1 inch piece - cinnamon stick
a few sprigs coriander leaves
salt and chilli powder to taste2 - red chillies
How to Make Mutton with Tomatoes
Pound together the whole spices coarsely.
Grind 100 g onions, ginger and garlic to a paste.
Mix mutton with half cup mustard oil, salt, sugar, turmeric powder, onion paste, tomato juice, 2 broken red chillies, ground cumin seeds and coriander powder. Put in a vessel with a tight-fitting lid and cook over a slow fire till the mutton is done.
Remove from fire and set aside.
Heat 4 tbsps. ghee and put in the remaining onions, coarsely ground spices and fry the mixture to a golden colour.
Put into the prepared mutton, mix well and serve decorated with coriander leaves.
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