Handi Mutton

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Handi mutton is a royal lamb curry popular in northern regions of India. The recipe is made up using lamb with bones.

This non-vegetarian recipe makes for a sumptuous curry and can be best accompanied with rotis or rice. The lamb pieces need to be marinated to release the maximum flavor. The spices and herbs like cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, garam masala adds to even more flavors to this dish. The sauce is kept thick using easy stewing technique.

You can learn how to make this delish lamb curry at home by following our step by step instructions.

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  • 1 kg - lamb with bones
  • 2 - large onions
  • 1 small cup - fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup - curd
  • 2 tsp - mustard oil
  • 2 pieces - green cardamom
  • 2 pieces - black cardamom
  • 2 pieces - cinnamons
  • 2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • vegetable oil
  • coriander leaves
  • garam masala powder
  • turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

How to Make Handi Mutton

  • Marinate the washed, dried lamb with curd, salt, mustard oil, turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder for 2 hours.
  • In a mixer grade onions, khara garam masalas, coriander leaves, mint leaves, ginger and garlic cloves.
  • Heat some vegetable oil in a kadai.
  • Add in the grated mixture and saute for 5 mins.
  • Now add the marinated lamb pieces. Cook for 10 mins.
  • Add a pinch of salt, turmeric and chilli powder if necessary.
  • Add water to it and cover, cook till the sauce is dense and lamb pieces are tender.
  • Garnish with freshly cut coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with hot rice, roti or paratha.