The weekend often brings specific food cravings, a desire for something different from our usual meals. While some indulge in decadently sweet desserts, others prefer the fiery flavours that pack a punch. If you're someone who loves bold and spicy dishes, we have a special treat in store for you. Presenting Maas Kolhapuri, a regional non-vegetarian dish from Maharashtra that is sure to delight your taste buds. Kolhapuri food is renowned for its spiciness, and this dish lives up to that reputation. If you're looking for a traditional mutton recipe that isn't time-consuming, give this one a try!
What Is Maas Kolhapuri?
Maas Kolhapuri is a spicy preparation of mutton from Kolhapur in Maharashtra. It resembles a dry, thick gravy with mutton pieces mixed in. A wide range of whole spices as well as masala powders are used for making this dish. This builds up an irresistible flavour profile. The gravy base also contains tomatoes and onions. Maas Kolhapuri is an impressive yet easy dish to prepare at home. You don't need hours of prep or complex techniques to make this delicacy. You can serve it with soft parathas, rice, neer dosas, or even Malvani-style plain vade.
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How To Make Spicy Kolhapuri Mutton | Quick And Easy Recipe For Maas Kolhapuri By Kishore D Reddy:
Grind together red chillies, coconut, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, fennel seeds and pepper to form a masala paste. Set aside. Cook the mutton in a pressure cooker along with ginger garlic paste, salt and turmeric. It should take around 20 minutes. Heat oil in a saucepan and add whole spices such as cloves, bay leaf, cardamom, etc. Add the sliced onions and saute well. Next, add chopped green chillies, tomato puree and mix. Also, add spice powders like chilli powder, garam masala, coriander powder and more whole spices. Add the masala paste prepared earlier and stir for some time. Add the cooked mutton and allow the dish to simmer for around 10 minutes. Garnish it with coriander leaves and enjoy hot.
For the detailed recipe for Maas Kolhapuri, click here.
Make this mutton dish soon and experience its fiery goodness for yourself. We are sure you'll want to eat it again! If you want to also try Kolhapuri-style chicken, find the recipe here. The fish version is also amazing. Here's the recipe.
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