How to make Mutton Assada -

Mutton masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Green Chillies (हरी मिर्च )

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mutton Assada

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Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

Prep Time : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mutton Assada Recipe

  • Mutton 1 1/2 kilograms

  • Green Chillies

  • Green chillies 5

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Garlic 10-12 cloves

  • Turmeric powder 2 teaspoons

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Whole dry red chilli 2


Step 1

Clean and wash the mutton and cut into one and half inch pieces. Remove the stems and wash the green chillies.

Step 2

Peel and roughly chop ginger and garlic. Grind together green chillies, ginger, garlic, turmeric powder, pepper powder with vinegar.

Step 3

Prick the mutton pieces all over with a fork and rub the ground masala all over. Let it marinate for three hours. Heat oil and add sliced onions. Sauté till they are well browned.

Step 4

Add the mutton and continue to sauté till the mutton pieces are browned. Add red chillies, one cup of warm water and cover. Cook till the mutton is tender.

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