How to make Maas Ka Soola -

A popular Rajasthani starter.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Raw papaya (कच्चा पपीता )

Cuisine : Rajasthani

Course : Snacks and Starters

Maas Ka Soola

Maas Ka Soola 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Maas Ka Soola Recipe

  • Boneless mutton 1/2 kilogram

  • Raw papaya 1 small

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Kachri paste 2 teaspoons

  • Raw papaya 50 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Clean, wash the mutton and wipe with a dry kitchen cloth. With kitchen or steak hammer beat to flatten the mutton pieces. Heat ghee in a pan and fry the sliced onions till golden brown. Remove and grind them to a fine paste with water.

Step 2

Mix fried onion paste, garlic paste, red chilli powder, kachri paste, raw papaya and salt with the meat. Smoke the raw mutton mixture – keep a live coal in the centre of the mutton pieces and pour half teaspoon of melted ghee on it and keep covered for fifteen minutes.

Step 3

Mix well and put on to skewers and cook in tandoor or grill until brown and done basting with ghee frequently to avoid drying of meat. Serve at once with chutney of your choice and crisp onion rings (cut roundels of onion, remove rings from it and keep it in ice chilled water).

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