Mutton Masala

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • Mutton - 1 kg
  • Onion - 2-3
  • Curd - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Paste of ginger, garlic, coriander leaves, mint leaves - 2 tsp
  • Tomato - 2
  • Clove - 4
  • Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
  • Cumin seed - 1 tsp
  • Black pepper - 4
  • Bay leaf - 2
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Oil - 1 tbsp

How to Make Mutton Masala

  • Clean the mutton pieces thoroughly under running water.
  • Finely chop the onions and tomatoes. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the garam masala powder, cloves, bay leaves, black pepper, cumin seeds and cinnamon.
  • Fry the spices for a few seconds.
  • Add the chopped onions and cook until golden brown.
  • Add the tomatoes and stir-fry for a few seconds.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and cook for some time.
  • Stir-fry once again and ensure that the tomatoes have shrunk in size.
  • Add the mutton pieces, stir-fry and cover once again with the lid.
  • When the mixture starts leaving moisture, add turmeric powder and cover once again.
  • Add salt, coriander powder, chilli powder, ginger-garlic-coriander-mint paste and curd. Stir-fry.
  • Cover the pan with the lid and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add some water to cook the mutton pieces.
  • When the mutton is nicely cooked, allow the sauce to thicken a bit by evaporating on medium flame.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with jeera rice or roti.