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Mutton Badshai

sumit's picture
My friends love this Mutton Badsahi recipe. This is a traditional recipe from Mughlai Cuisine. Mutton Badsahi is the most delicious non-vegetarian Indian dish . It is also a very popular marriage party dish in India. It is included as a main dish in Indian lunch and dinner . Mutton Badsahi goes well with pulao , but it can also be eaten with plain rice or nan.You should try this Mutton Badsahi Recipe.
  Mutton 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Curds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped cashew nuts 2 Tablespoon
  Grated coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic flakes 6
  Ginger 1 (3 Cm)
  Cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Poppy seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Cardamoms 5
  Cloves 7
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon 2 (2 Pieces)
  Ghee 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Bay leaves 2
  Green chilies 4 , chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Fresh cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Wash the mutton, squeeze dry. Marinate with the curd and 1/2 tsp salt for 1-2 hrs.

Soak cashew nuts in hot water for 1 hr.

Extract 1/2 cup thick milk and ½ cup thin milk from the coconut.

Grind garlic with ginger. Grind all the ingredients from cumin to cinnamon together.

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Fry onions till brown. Add ginger garlic paste and fry. Add the masala paste and fry well. Add mutton and fry till almost dry. Add bay leaves and thin coconut milk. Pressure cook till mutton is tender.

Add green chillies, coriander leaves, cashew nuts and thick coconut milk. Simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add cream, give one boil and remove from fire. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with naan or rotis.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Meaty, Creamy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes

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Ganesh.Dutta's picture
really a royal recipe........Mutton badshahi is the brightest star of mughlai cuisine.