Rajasthani cuisine is known to be spicy & very rich in taste. It consists of some great non-vegetarian dishes.
Here is a hot recipe for you to enjoy, made with mutton in rich yoghurt gravy. The beauty of this recipe is that includes freshly grounded whole spices, giving a very delicious taste with mouth-watering aroma.
Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Yields
20 mins 45 mins 1 Hour 05 mins 3-4 Serving
Mutton – 500 grams (washed, cleaned 7 cut into pieces)
Onion – 1 large (thinly sliced)
Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tablespoon
Lime juice – 2-3 teaspoon
Curd or yoghurt – 2 cups (whisked well to have a smooth texture)
Whole red chili – 2
Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon
Coriander seeds – ½ teaspoon (roasted & coarsely crushed)
Mace – 2
Cardamom big –2
Cardamom small green –3
Cinnamon – 1
Whole black pepper corns – 4
Cloves – 3
Salt per taste
Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
Chili powder – 1 teaspoon
Extra virgin olive oil – 2 tablespoon
Water – 2 ½ cups
- Wash and clean the mutton pieces properly and then pressure-cook in water with salt. Switch off the heat after pressure comes twice.
- Roast the whole spices (cumin seeds, mace, cardamoms, cinnamon, cloves, pepper cons) without any oil in a pan and then grind them to make fresh powder garam masala.
- Heat oil in a wok and add whole dry chili for 1-2 minutes, make it crisp and add onions, fry till onions start turning brown. Now add the ginger-garlic paste along with dry spices – turmeric powder, coriander powder & freshly ground spices and fry further for another 5-6 minutes.
- Take the pressure-cooked mutton out and add to the onion & spice mix in the wok and fry for another 5-6 minutes to get mutton coated well. Now add the mutton stock (water left after boiling mutton).
- Add the whisked yoghurt & dry roasted & crushed coriander seeds and mix well, let the mutton blend well with masala & yoghurt all together. Now blend in lemon juice too. Fry for 10-15 minutes.
- Transfer to a serving dish. Garnish with fresh green coriander and lemon wedges.
Note: Spicy Banjara mutton can be served roti, chapatti, naan or rice, as per choice. Enjoy your yummy authentic Rajasthani dish!
Picture courtesy: http://www.youtube.com (cook with priyanka) – great pic