Paya | How to make Paya

By Afroz Shaikh  |  10th Feb 2016  |  
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About Paya Recipe

Paya also known as trotters soup is in the favorites list of any hardcore non vegetarian. It is the tastiest and healthiest Shorba, when sick it works wonders!

Paya is delicious and authentic dish. Paya by Afroz Shaikh is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Paya is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 30 minutes and it takes 60 minutes to cook it properly. Paya is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Paya. Paya is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Paya is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Paya at your home.


Ingredients to make Paya

  • 6 legs Paya / trotters
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • salt to taste
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 onions sliced
  • 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 cup oil
  • Fresh coriander
  • lemon juice.

How to make Paya

  1. In a pressure cooker add all the ingredients for the paya. Add half the amount of salt. Cook in pressure cooker for an hour until they are tender and water reduced to 1 glass.
  2. Separate paya pieces and strain broth. Heat oil and fry onions until golden brown. Take fried onions out and blend with curd to make smooth paste.
  3. Add paya pieces to oil and fry on medium flame. Add ginger garlic paste, cook for a minute. Add yogurt and onion paste.
  4. Now add all the spices, salt and one cup water and cook for 3-4 minutes, then add paya broth. Simmer for 7-8 minute add chopped coriander and lemon juice

My Tip:

Serve hot with chapati or naan.

Reviews for Paya (4)

sandsea Jacksona year ago

awesome taste

Arwinder Kaura year ago


Mubeena Sn2 years ago


Sharada Sagar Kadamandla2 years ago