Priyakshi Duarah: India’s popular dish mutton masala, rich in protein is loved by all. This easy, homemade Mutton Curry is perfect for the winters. Its taste is enticing and delicious; and goes extremely well with chapati or steamed rice.
- 1 kg meat-cut into pieces
- 5 cups water
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 tablespoon ground garlic
- 1 cup pure ghee
- 4 cloves
- 8 green cardamoms
- 5 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 2 tablespoon onion paste-fried
- 4 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder-dissolved in a cup of water
- 1/2 teaspoon saffron-ground and added to 2 tablespoon warm water
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
How to Make
Boil the meat in the water until the water is clear. Add the salt and the garlic. Boil again until the meat is half done. Remove from heat and take out the pieces of the meat. Wash them in a pan of cold water. Keep the meat aside. Then strain the water through a fine sieve and collect it in another pan. Return this pan to the heat and bring the water to a boil and add the meat.
Meanwhile, heat ghee in a pan; add the cloves, and sauté until they crackle. Remove from heat and sprinkle a tbsp of water and cover.
To the boiling water, add the green cardamoms, turmeric powder, clove-flavored ghee and the onion paste. Boil for another 10 minutes. Stir in the red chilli water. Reduce heat and cook covered until the meat is tender. Add the saffron water and black pepper powder .Mix well and bring rapidly to a boil.
After 10 minutes, your mutton masala is ready. Serve hot with chapati or steamed rice.