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Aditya Bal's Dhaniwal Korma


Aditya Bal's Dhaniwal Korma

Aditya Bal's Dhaniwal Korma



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Lamb meat cooked in masalas, saffron infused milk and yogurt to make a delicious dhaniwal korma. Absolutely mouth watering!


  • For the yakhni:

    2 cups water

    1 kg lamb meat, cut

    Salt, a pinch

    For the saffron infused milk:

    1 cup milk

    Saffron, a pinch

    For the curry base:

    1 Tbsp oil

    9 green cardamoms

    5 cloves

    2 onions, pureed

    5 cloves of garlic, crushed

    1/2 tsp turmeric

    Rock salt, to taste

    1 tsp coriander powder

    1 1/2 cup curd

    Saffron infused milk

    Pepper, to taste

    Coriander leaves, to garnish


For the yakhni:

Ina  pressure cooker add the meat, 2 cups water, a pinch of salt. Pressure cook it (2 whistles). Keep it aside.

For the saffron infused milk:

In a pan heat 1 cup milk with a pinch of saffron. Let the saffron leave its color and aroma. Take it off the heat and keep aside.

For the curry base:

In a wok (Kadhai) add 1 Tbsp oil, 9 green cardamoms and 5 cloves. let them change color.

Now add the onion puree and garlic. Saute till golden brown. Now add turmeric, coriander powder and salt.

Add the curd and saffron infused milk. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

Now add the pressure cooked meat. Simmer. Add the pepper and coriander leaves. Cover the pan and cook 10 minutes or till the meat is soft and tender.

Serve with Kashmiri pulao.

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Key Ingredients: lamb meat, Salt, Saffron, milk, vegetable oil, green cardamom, cloves, onion, garlic, turmeric, rock salt, coriander powder, yogurt, black pepper, coriander leaves

Tags: Kashmiri, Korma, Lamb, Meat