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Mutton do Pyaza

Titir Pande
10 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Mutton do Pyaza RECIPE

A heavenly treat for onion lovers.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Mughlai
  • Simmering
  • Pressure Cook
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Mutton 700 gm
  2. Medium sized onion- 5, sliced
  3. 2 medium sized onion, made into a paste
  4. Dry red chillies 2 or as per your spice taste
  5. Ginger-Garlic paste 2 tbsp
  6. Oil as required
  7. Dry whole garam masala- 1 dalchini, 1 black cardamon, 1 green cardamon, 6 to 7 black pepper seeds, 4 cloves
  8. Salt as per taste
  9. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  10. Red chilli powder as per taste
  11. Coriander powder 2 tsp
  12. Water as required
  13. Garam masala powder 2 tsp
  14. To garnish-
  15. Few chopped green chillies and coriander leaves


  1. Boil together the onions for onion paste along with the dry red chillies. Once boiled, let it cool and make a paste of it.
  2. Heat oil in a cooker. Then add the whole dry garam masala.
  3. Once it develops an aroma, add the ginger-garlic paste and fry. Then add the sliced onions and fry them till they are golden.
  4. Now add salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder. Mix it well together.
  5. Stir for 1 minute on a high flame. (If it burns a little, then sprinkle some water.)
  6. Now add the mutton pieces and mix it properly do that all the pieces are coated properly. Simmer the gas.
  7. Cover the cooker with a plate. Continue stirring the mutton from time to time, till it starts leaving oil.
  8. Then pour in 1 cup of water and close the cooker lid. After 3 whistles blow, remove the cooker from the flame.
  9. Once the pressure releases, open the lid and place it again on a low flame.
  10. Heat it uncovered and check the tenderness of the meat and gravy consistency.
  11. Remove from flame and garnish it.
  12. Serve it hot with roti, paratha or naan.

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Debdatta Mitra
Debdatta Mitra   Mar-12-2017

Ma'am please mention when we usr the onion and red chilli paste.

Anjali Kumar
Anjali Kumar   Sep-06-2016

the classic mutton dish!

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