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Handi Mutton/Pahadi Mutton

Handi Mutton/Pahadi Mutton

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Serves 10 serving

  • 1kgMutton diced & cleaned

  • 200gramsCurd

  • 2tablespoonsGinger Garlic paste

  • 1 cupCoriander leaves paste

  • 4Green Chillies slitted

  • 1 inchGinger shredded

  • 4 podsWhole Garlic

  • 5Medium size Onion Sliced & Fried & Paste 

  • 2Black Cardamom

  • 5Green Cardamom

  • 2Stick Cinnamon

  • 1Star Anise

  • 8Cloves

  • 10-12Black Peppercorn

  • 2 TeaspoonsCumin Seeds

  • 1 Teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 2 TeaspoonsCoriander Seed Powder

  • 1 TeaspoonGaram Masala

  • 3-4 TablespoonsMustard Oil or Vegetable Oil

  • 1 cupFlour dough to seal the vessel for cooking 

  • bunchA Coriander leaves Finely Chopped for Garnish


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    Mix all the ingredients in a Handi or Clay Pot or Non-Stick Pot shaped vessel nicely. And keep aside for half an hour to marinate. Once marinated, cover the lid and seal it with the help of flour dough properly, a technique of cooking in steam by not allowing the steam to pass. Place the vessel on low flame for almost 1 hr 30 minutes. Its a slow cooking process. The meat gets cooked in its own steam and juices on a slow fire infusing the flavors and aroma of its own herbs and spices in the meat. Nutrients are not lost in this process and thus the food is nutritious too :).. Once done, let it cool for few minutes and then cut the dough layer. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot in same vessel. That's the beauty of this dish :)... Enjoy this delicacy with steamed rice, bread, chapattis or phulkas :)



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