2 Popular Mughlai Mutton Dishes You Must Try At Home

Mouthwatering Mughlai mutton dishes are great additions during any occasion. Mughlai dishes have their roots in the regal kitchens of the Mughal Empire.  Here, we have shared a few Mughlai mutton recipes that are famous for their rich taste:

i. Mughlai Mutton Malai

Ingredients You Need

  • ½ kilograms Mutton
  • 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 1½ tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Allspice
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Cumin (roasted and crushed)
  • 1½ tsp Chili powder
  • 3tsp Onion paste
  • 1tbsp  Kewra water
  • ¼tsp Saffron
  • 1tsp Ginger and Garlic paste
  • ¼tsp Green cardamom powder
  • 1tsp grounded Cashew nuts
  • 2tsp Malai (non-homogenised whole milk)
  • 10 Mint leaves
  • Oil (as required)

Method to Cook:

  1. Marinate the mutton with yogurt, coriander powder, salt, all spice, cumin powder, chili powder, onion paste, lemon juice, ginge- garlic paste and green cardamom powder. Set it aside for about an hour.
  2. Now heat oil in a pan and add the marinated mutton. Cover it and cook on low flame for about half an hour.
  3. Add the paste of cashew nuts, malai, kewra water and mint leaves. Add a pinch of saffron. Mix it well.
  4. Let the mutton simmer for some time. You can add a little bit of water to cook the mutton. Cook until the oil starts to float and the mutton is tender.
  5. Serve hot with naan or chapatti.

ii. Mughlai Mutton Masala

Ingredients You Need

  • 500 gram Mutton
  • 3 large Onion (paste)
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ cup Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Cilantro (finely chopped)
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp mint leaves (finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tsp Ghee
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 10 Cashew nuts (crushed)
  • 1 tsp Green Chilli paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander seed
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 Green Cardamom
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 5 Black Pepper Corn
  • 1 Clove
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 2 Dry red chilli

Method to Cook

  1. Grind onion, green chillies, coriander and cumin seeds, green and black cardamom, cloves , pepper corn, cinnamon stick and dry chillies. Use water as required.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and put the mutton pieces in I t. Fry it until they are brown. Fry the cashew nuts as well and keep aside.
  3. Now heat oil and fry onions until golden brown. Add the masala prepared in the first step and stir for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the mutton pieces along with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder. Fry on low flame for a few minutes or until the oil separates. Add a cup of water and put everything in a pressure cooker. Allow it to cook for 5 whistles.
  5. Now add beaten yogurt and mix well. Cook for 5 minutes in low to medium flame until the mutton is tender.
  6. Garnish with mint leaves, cilantro leaves and crushed cashew nuts. Serve hot with naan or chapatti.

We hope you will enjoy these mutton dishes. You can now buy mutton online in Kolkata. visit Delybazar to place your order.

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