Paya Shorba

Clear soup made with lamb trotters. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Paya Shorba
Main Ingredients Lamb trotters, Onions
Cuisine Andhra
Course Soups
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 3.30-4 hour
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Paya Shorba

  • 10-12 Lamb trotters
  • 4 medium Onions
  • 10 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 6-8 Cloves
  • 4 Green cardamoms
  • 2 inch Cinnamon
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 cup Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 medium bunch Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice


  1. Wash payas thoroughly. Cut two onions into quarters and finely slice the remaining. Make a paste of the quartered onions and garlic. In a large pot add fifteen cups of water and payas. Add onion paste, turmeric powder, cloves, green cardamoms, cinnamon and salt.
  2. Cook for four hours on low heat (dum). Boil till the payas are tender. If required, add another two to three cups of water. Heat ghee in a pan and fry sliced onions till golden brown. Add red chilli powder and pepper powder.
  3. Add to payas and cook for five minutes. Strain the liquid and separate the payas from the residue. Heat the strained liquid with coriander leaves, garam masala powder and the payas. Remove from heat when ghee appears on top. Add lemon juice. Serve with roti/ phulka/ sheermal.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2905
Carbohydrates 62.7
Protein 196.3
Fat 202.2