How to make Mutton Do Pyaza -

Mutton cooked with plenty of onions, as the name suggests, is simply delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton Chops (मटन चाप), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course Mutton

For more recipes related to Mutton Do Pyaza checkout Gosht Pudina Chop, Sindhi Mutton, Mutton Chop Masala. You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Dabba Ghosht Qorma-SK Khazana Saoji Mutton Mangshor Ghugni

Mutton Do Pyaza

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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 : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mutton Do Pyaza Recipe

  • Mutton Chops 12

  • Onions 4

  • Green chillies 6

  • Ghee 3/4 cup

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 2 teaspoons

  • Coriander seeds 2 tablespoons

  • Coriander seeds 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Onions 8 medium

  • Ginger chopped 2 inch piece

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoon


Step 1

Soak red chillies in half a cup of hot water. Chop two green chilies and slit the remaining. Sauté slit green chillies in one tablespoon of ghee, drain and set aside.

Step 2

Roughly chop four onions and slice the remaining. Coarsely grind fenugreek seeds, coriander seeds and pomegranate seeds separately.

Step 3

Grind together cumin seeds and red chillies with one tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply this paste to the chops and marinate for one hour preferably in a refrigerator.

Step 4

Heat the remaining ghee in a pan and add chopped green chillies, chopped onions and ginger. Sauté till light brown. If required, sprinkle water. Drain, cool and blend to a paste.

Step 5

Strain the ghee and heat it again. Add fenugreek seeds, sliced onions and mint leaves. Sauté well and add the marinated chops. Sauté till dry.

Step 6

Add coriander seeds and one-fourth cup of water. Mix well and simmer till dry. Add pomegranate seeds, turmeric powder, salt and half a cup of water.

Step 7

Once it boils, lower the heat and simmer till almost dry. Add garam masala powder, fried green chillies and coriander leaves.

Step 8

Cover and cook on low heat for five to seven minutes. Add fried onion paste, mix well and cover and cook on low heat for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 9

Sprinkle the remaining lemon juice, mix and serve hot.

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