How to make Mutton Pop Corn -

Pop corns are a favourite snack of many and this one is specially for mutton lovers

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Mutton Pop Corn

Mutton Pop Corn Recipe Card


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 : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mutton Pop Corn Recipe

  • Boneless mutton , cut into 1/2 inch pieces 200 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar a pinch

  • Black peppercorns , crushed 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh mint leaves , chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Raw papaya paste 2 teaspoons

  • Paprika powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic pase 2 teaspoons

  • Cornflour 1 tablespoon

  • Coating 1

  • Refined flour (maida 1/2 cup

  • Salt 1/4 teaspoon

  • Paprika powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coating 2

  • Eggs 2

  • Salt 1/8 teaspoon

  • Coating 3

  • Panko breadcrumbs 1 cup

  • Salt 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns , crushed 1/4 teaspoon

  • Paprika powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dried mint leaves 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • To serve

  • Tomato ketchup as required


Step 1

Take mutton pieces in a large bowl, add salt, sugar, crushed black peppercorns, mint leaves, lemon juice, green papaya paste, paprika powder, ginger-garlic paste, and corn flour and mix well. Keep the mutton in the refrigerator to marinate for 1 hour.

Step 2

To make coating 1, take refined flour on a plate, add salt and paprika powder and mix well.

Step 3

To make the coating 2, break in the eggs into a bowl, add salt and beat with a fork.

Step 4

To make the coating 3, take panko breadcrumbs on another plate, add salt, crushed black peppercorns, paprika powder and dried mint leaves and mix well.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai on medium heat.

Step 6

Coat each mutton piece in the refined flour mixture, dip into egg mixture and roll in the panko breadcrumbs mixture. Gently slide, a few at a time, into the hot oil and deep fry on medium heat till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Transfer the mutton pop corns into a serving bowl and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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