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!


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 Jackson2 years ago

awesome taste

Arwinder Kaur2 years ago


Mubeena Sn2 years ago


Sharada Sagar Kadamandla2 years ago