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Mutton Rezala

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The preparation is unique, and if you follow the steps then you will be licking your fingers after you are done.
  Lamb/Goat meat 1 Pound (Ribs Favorable)
  Onion 1 Medium, made into paste
  Black cardamom 3 , crushed
  Yogurt 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic paste 2 Tablespoon
  Ginger paste 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cashew nut 2 Tablespoon, grounded to paste
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cardamom 4 , crushed
  Cream 2 Tablespoon (Not Sweet)
  Mace 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili 10 (Kept Whole)
  Green chili 6 , slit
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Kewra water 1 Teaspoon
  Ghee 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. In a large bowl mix the meat, yogurt, onion, ginger, garlic, cashew paste, green and black cardamoms, mace powder, salt and sugar. Marinade for 1-2 hours.

2. In a cooker heat ghee. Add the meat shaking off the excess marinade into the bowl. Fry in medium heat for 15 minutes.

3. Add all the marinade and whole red chili. Mix and bring it to boil on full heat.

4. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 45 to 60 minutes. Make sure not to let the meat stick to the bottom of the cooker by stirring it frequently.

5. Cook till the meat is tender. Add water as required so that the meat does not stick. If needed give 3 to 4 whistles to make the meat tender. Remove pressure.

6. Mix the milk and saffron in a small sauce pan and heat for a minute. Add it to the meat.

7. Add cream and slit green chilies to the meat. Bring it to boil on full heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

8. Add the Kewra water and simmer for another 10 minutes. Remove from heat and serve with rice, pulao or paratha.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Dry Curry
Gourmet, Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
130 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 391 Calories from Fat 267

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.4%

Saturated Fat 16.1 g80.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 95.3 mg31.8%

Sodium 152.1 mg6.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 16 g32.8%

Vitamin A 6.1% Vitamin C 85.4%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 12.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mutton Rezala Recipe