Mutton Dhansak | How to make Mutton Dhansak

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About Mutton Dhansak

Mutton Dhansak is spicy mutton cooked in gravy of lentils and vegetables. Overall the mixture of all the taste with freshly ground masala brings out a mouth watering taste. There are various version to make dhansak, instead of mutton you can add chicken or fish or egg. Even simple lentils and vegetables with dhansak masala also taste great. You can serve this with brown rice or berry pulao.

Mutton Dhansak is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Mutton Dhansak in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 minutes for preparation and 60 minutes to cook. The Mutton Dhansak by Prachi Gaddam has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Mutton Dhansak at home without any difficulty. Mutton Dhansak is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Mutton Dhansak would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Mutton Dhansak this weekend. Share your Mutton Dhansak cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Prachi Gaddam for inputs. In case you have any queries for Mutton Dhansak you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Prachi Gaddam. You can also rate the Mutton Dhansak and give feedback.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves4People
Mutton Dhansak

Ingredients to make Mutton Dhansak

  • Toor dal 1 cup
  • Moong dal 1/2 cup
  • Masoor dal 1/2 cup
  • Mutton 1/2 kg
  • Brinjal 1
  • Pumpkin 100 gm
  • Tomato 2
  • Potato 2 medium
  • onion 1 medium
  • Ghee 2 tablespoon
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Ginger Garlic Paste 3 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
  • For masala: Red chillies 6, coriander seeds 2 teaspoon, cumin seeds 1 teaspoon, shahi jeera 1 teaspoon, star anise 2, lichen 3, cloves 5-6, peppercorn 8-10, methi seeds 1 teaspoon, cardomom 4, cinnamon 1 inch, kasuri methi 1 teaspoon, coriander leaves 1/2 cup, green chillies 3
  • Tamarind 1inch
  • Jaggery 2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste

How to make Mutton Dhansak

  1. Wash toor dal, moong dal and masoor dal
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in cooker
  3. Add dal and roast
  4. Add chopped pumpkin, potato, brinjal and tomato
  5. Add turmeric and mix well
  6. Close lid of cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles or till dal is done soft
  7. In another cooker, heat 1 tablespoon ghee, add bay leaves, finely cut onions and saute till onions are soft
  8. Add ginger and garlic paste and saute well
  9. Add washed mutton, water and salt and mix
  10. Pressure cook meat for 4-5 whistles
  11. While meat and dal is cooking, roast whole masala on tawa.
  12. In grinder, add coriander leaves,green chilles and kasuri methi
  13. Add roasted garam masala with red chillies in grinder
  14. Grind this all to fine paste. Use water while grinding
  15. Now open both pressure cookers once cooled. Mash dal with vegetables with hand masher/ whisker
  16. Heat a vessel and add mashed dal
  17. Add ground masala paste and jaggery and tamarind
  18. Mix well amd let it boil
  19. Add cooked meat
  20. Add salt, mix well and let it have a final boil. Remeber we have already added salt in meat, so add salt for dal only.
  21. Serve with parsee brown rice or simple plain rice

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Astha Gulati3 months ago
I will surely try this.
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