Mutton Razala

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Submitted: September 12, 2014
Recipe In : Mutton,
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Preparation Time: 15-20 mins
Cooking Time: 25-35 mins
Servings: 4 | 100 kcal

Mutton razala is a famous Bengali dish. This yoghurt based mutton curry goes well with naan and rice both.

Required ingredients

  • 500 g mutton pieces
  • 2 medium sized white onion paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3-4 whole dry red chillies
  • 1 cup thick yoghurt, well beaten
  • 2-3 tbsp ghee
  • 3-4 green cardamom
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • Few peppercorns
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds, ground to paste
  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut, ground to paste
  • Salt to taste

Directions & How to

  • Wash and pat dry the mutton pieces.
  • Marinate the mutton pieces with salt, ginger garlic paste, red chillies and onion paste for at least 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan and sizzle cardamom, cinnamon and peppercorns.
  • Add the marinated mutton and cook on high heat, stirring well till ghee starts to separate.
  • Add about ¾ cup water, cover and cook till the mutton is half cooked. Add more water if required.
  • Now add the poppy and coconut paste and cook on low till the mutton is completely cooked and ghee floats on top.
  • Switch off the heat; stir in well beaten yoghurt and cover back. Let it stand for 15 minutes before serving.

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