Khatta Meat Recipe

 
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How to make Khatta Meat
  • Chef: Gopal
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Khatta Meat Recipe: Khatta mutton curry is a staple of Dogri community, in Jammu. As the name suggests, Khatta refers to the distinct sour taste that this meat curry boasts of, particularly due to the presence of 'aamchoor' (dry mango powder) used in it. Khatta meat is a mouth-watering combination of spicy and sour, which gives this mutton curry a unique flavour. This is an easy, step by step recipe of Khatta Meat, as compared to other mutton recipes and you can pair it with rice or roti for a hearty meal at home.

Ingredients of Khatta Meat

  • 250-300 Gram Mutton (cut into medium sized pieces)
  • 2 Tbsp Mustard oil
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 1 1/2 tsp Zeera
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Black cardamom
  • 3-4 Onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp Garlic paste
  • 2 tsp Ginger (minced)
  • 2 tsp Kasoori methi
  • 1 1/2 Turmeric
  • To taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri masala
  • 1 Dried red chilli
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 2 1/2 (heaped) tsp Dry mango powder (Aamchoor)
  • 3 Green chillies (de-seeded)
  • To garnish Coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp Saunf

How to Make Khatta Meat

  • 1.In a deep pan add mustard oil. Let it heat.
  • 2.Now quickly add cinnamon, zeera, cloves, black cardamom and onions. Saute till pink.
  • 3.Add garlic paste and ginger. Saute till brown.
  • 4.Add kasoori methi, turmeric, salt, kashmiri masala, dried red chilli and 1 cup water. Let it cook.
  • 5.Now add the mutton and cook for 5-7 minutes. Coat nicely with the masalas.
  • 6.Now add 2 cups water. Let it come to a boil. Cover the pan and cook on medium flame till the meat is tender. (Takes about an hour.)
  • 7.Once the meat is cooked add dry mango powder, green chillies and saunf. Mix.
  • 8.Garnish with coriander leaves and sliced tomato rings. Serve with Ghyoor (another traditional Dogri dish which is a pancake like bread and can be paired with curries).

Recipe Notes

You can pair this dish with rice as well as any Indian bread besided Ghyoor (pronounced as 'khyoor')

Key Ingredients: Mutton (cut into medium sized pieces), Mustard oil, Cinnamon stick, Zeera, Cloves, Black cardamom, Onions, Garlic paste, Ginger (minced), Kasoori methi, Turmeric, Salt, Kashmiri masala, Dried red chilli, Water, Dry mango powder (Aamchoor), Green chillies (de-seeded), Coriander leaves, Saunf

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