Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Mutton Fry

This recipe is submitted by Rida Lodhi. She is a media writer and blogger for 'Aaj News' TV official website. She writes under lifestyle, trending and women section and occasionally shares her own trending recipes of Pakistan. These days there is a grand occasion going in Pakistan called 'Eid-ul-Azha' where a lot of people buy and sacrifice as a holy festival for either goats and cows and some camels as well so people eat beef, mutton and such like non-veg dishes. Here's one traditional recipe for Mutton Fry.


  • Mutton – ½ kg (cut to pieces)
  • Red chili powder – 2 tsp + ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Water – ¼ cup
  • Onion – half (finely chopped)
  • Crushed ginger garlic – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – ¼ tsp (Garam Masala powder is a ground mixture of north and west Indian spices and can be easily found in packets. Buy at Amazon or Savory Spice)
  • Crushed black pepper – ¼ tsp
  • Curry leaves – 10 – 12
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 2 – 3 tbsp


Pressure cook the cleaned mutton pieces with 2 tsp red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and ¼ cup water till done.
Heat oil in a kadhai (pan/pot) over medium flame, add ½ tsp red chili powder and curry leaves and cook for few seconds. Add chopped onion, crushed ginger garlic and a pinch of salt and saute for a minute.
Drain the excess water (mutton stock) and add the cooked mutton to the kadhai (pan/pot) and fry it over high flame stirring continuously for about 5 – 6 minutes or till it is fried completely. Add garam masala powder and black pepper and combine well. Serve hot.

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