Mutton Khichda Recipe

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Mutton Khichda
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Mutton khichda is a traditional Muslim dish made with rice, lentils, mutton and masalas.

Ingredients of Mutton Khichda

  • 500 gm cracked wheat-cooked tender
  • 1 cup each rice and channa) daal
  • 1 cup split arhar/toover daal
  • 1 cup sabut masoor daal
  • 1 cup dhuli moong daal
  • 1 cup each
  • 1 kg mutton
  • 1 cup oil
  • 5 cloves
  • 5 peppercorns
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cinnamon-broken
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 4 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 Tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala salt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp ginger-green- chilli-coriander leaves paste
  • Onions-fried brown and crisp ginger juliennes, mint leaves and green chillies for garnish

How to Make Mutton Khichda

  1. Mix the rice and all the dals and  then cook  it in 3 cups of water and salt to taste till tender.
  2. Heat oil, add cloves, peppercorns, cumin, cinnamon and saute till they change color a bit.
  3. Add the onions, mutton, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, salt and green paste.
  4. Stir fry till meat is opaque, then cook in a pressure cooker till meat is tender.
  5. Combine the meat, wheat and dal mixture, simmer for 2-3 minutes and serve garnished.