Mutton Masala
Mutton Masala

Ingredients:

• 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

Method:

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

Recipe courtesy of Rashmi