How to make Pasanda Kebab - Double marinated mutton cubes cooked in a tandoor.

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Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Raw Papaya (कच्चा पपीता )

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pasanda Kebab

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.

For more recipes related to Pasanda Kebab checkout Seekh Kabab, Parsi Mutton Cutlets, Masala Keema Roll, Boti Kabab . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Chettinaad Fried Chicken, Gingerbread House, Cauliflower And Fenugreek Pakodas, Breakfast Pancake.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pasanda Kebab Recipe

  • Mutton 1 1/2 inch cubes 750 grams

  • Raw Papaya

  • Raw papaya grated 1/2 small

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Second marination

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 150 grams

  • Egg white 1

  • Cream 1/2 cup

  • Cashewnut paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4

  • Butter melted for basting


Step 1

Clean mutton pieces, pat dry on a dry cloth.

Step 2

Apply the first marination of grated raw papaya, salt, half the quantity of white pepper powder, ginger paste and garlic paste and keep for an hour preferably in the refrigerator.

Step 3

In a bowl mix grated paneer and egg white well. Add cream gradually and mix until well blended.

Step 4

Add cashewnut paste, remaining white pepper powder, green cardamom powder, chopped green chilies.

Step 5

Marinate the mutton pieces in the above paneer mixture and keep aside for two to three hours. Skew the marinated lamb pieces on a skewer.

Step 6

Cook in a preheated oven (250°C) or tandoor for eight to ten minutes.

Step 7

Baste it with melted butter and further cook in the oven or tandoor for three to four minutes.

Step 8

Serve hot with mint chutney and kachumber salad.