Mutton in Poppy Seed Sauce

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Total Time:
13 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 kg mutton
  • 1 cup poppy seed paste
  • 1/2 cup coconut paste
  • 2 tbsp mustard paste
  • 1/2 cup onion paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 cup yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp mustard oil
  • 6 green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Mutton in Poppy Seed Sauce

  • Rub the mutton with onion paste, garlic paste, ginger paste, chilli powder, yogurt and turmeric.
  • Set aside to marinate for at least 4 hours, ideally overnight, in a refrigerator.
  • Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the sugar and then the mutton with its marinade. Cook for 5 mins.
  • After 5 mins, add salt and 1/4 cup of water. Close the pressure cooker lid and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Then take the lid off and add the green chillies, posto (poppy seed) paste, coconut paste and mustard paste.
  • Let the mutton simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • If you wish, you may drizzle a tbsp of mustard oil.
  • Serve hot with rice.