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Mutton Kurma

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Very popular mughalai cuisine, mutton pieces cooked in flavorful yogurt based sauce.
  Mutton 1 Pound, cut into medium size pieces
Whole spices
  Bay leaf 1 Medium
  Cinnamon stick 2 Inch
  Javitri 1 Medium
  Cardamom 2 Medium
  Black peppercorns 4 Medium
  Cloves 2 Medium
Other spices
  Yogurt 2 Cup (32 tbs) (2 - 3 cups)
  Shahi jeera 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg powder 1 Dash
  Degi mirch powder/Red chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
Rest of the ingredients for the mutton korma
  Fried onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Kasoori methi 1 Tablespoon

1. In a wok take the mutton pieces. To it add yogurt, shahi jeera and the whole spices.
2. Add ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, nutmeg powder, degi mirch powder and salt. Mix everything well.
3. Add oil to the marinated mutton pieces and keep it on high heat for about 5 - 6 minutes.
4. after about 6 minutes when it starts boiling, reduce the temperature to a medium heat, cover and let cook for another 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5. After 30 minutes, uncover and add fried onions, water and kasoori methi. Stir, cover and let cook for another 15 - 20 minutes until mutton pieces are tender.

6. Serve warm with naan, paratha, chapati or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 435 Calories from Fat 248

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g58.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 90.7 mg30.2%

Sodium 418 mg17.4%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.7%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 28 g56.1%

Vitamin A 6.7% Vitamin C 7.4%

Calcium 23% Iron 23.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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