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Mangshor Jhol

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Mutton Cooked in light gravy. An all time favorite in East India.
Ingredients
  Lamb/Goat meat 2 Pound
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
  Ginger 1 1⁄2 Inch
  Onion 2 Medium
  Dried red chili pepper To Taste
  Cardamom 5
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Inch
  Cloves 5
  Mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 6
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Potato 2 Large
  Cooking oil 5 Tablespoon
  Ghee 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 2
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Marinate the Meat first:

2. For the masala paste: Grind from Garlic to Peppercorns in a mixer. Add 4 tbsp water also use only half onion for the paste. Now extract the juices from the paste.

3. Cut the meat into small cube like pieces of 1 inch by 1 inch. Wash it properly.

4. Add the half cup yogurt, masala paste juice from 2, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chili powder and turmeric powder. Mix it properly with the meat and let it marinate for an hour. (the more the better)

5. Peel and cut the potato into large pieces of like 1 inch by 1 inch and keep it aside.

6. Heat the oil, add the bay leaves, sugar and fry for 1 min. Add the sliced onions, and fry till light brown.

7. Add the marinated meat and bring it to full boil. Add the potatoes and reduce the heat to medium heat. Cover the pan and let it fry for 20 min.

8. Check to see if the potato is boiled properly. Remove the potatoes once boiled, and keep it aside.

9. Cover the pan and fry it till oil starts coming out. (Remember not to be hasty and keep on stirring frequently till oil has come out completely)

10. Next add the water and bring it to boil on full heat. Reduce the heat to medium, cover the pan and let it simmer for 20 min. (till the meat has become tender)

11. Add the potatoes and let it simmer for another 10 min. Remove from heat and add the ghee. Garnish it with finely chopped cilantro. Serve hot with plain white rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Bengali
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Curried
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Mutton
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
100 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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