II Mutton-do-piyaaza II

Ingredients: (Serves 4)

  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 450gms/1lb onions (sliced)
  • 450gms/1lb mutton, cut into pieces
  • 21/2 cups curd or plain yogurt (beaten)
  • 4 cloves
  • 1tsp. red chili powder
  • 1 piece cinnamon stick
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 2bay leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp. poppy seeds (crushed)
  • 1tbsp. flaked almonds
  • A pinch of saffron.

Preperation :

  • Heat the ghee in a large saucepan and fry the onions. When they change color stir in the mutton, curd, chili powder, cinnamon, cardamoms, and bay leaves.
  • Bring to boil and simmer for about 30 minutes until the meat is tender.
  • Add salt, the poppy seeds and almonds and continue cooking until the mixture is completely dry.
  • Scatter the saffron strands over the meat before serving.