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Mutton Dhansak Recipe

Mutton Dhansak
How to make Mutton Dhansak

About Mutton Dhansak Recipe: An ethnic comfort food, Mutton Dhansak is a quintessential Parsi dish that is perfect to cook even with the leftover meat from the last meal. Creamy mutton dhansak prepared using rich aromatic masalas and traditional spices. The dish is mild and tangy with just a touch of sweet.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 25 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Mutton Dhansak

  • 1 Kg Mutton (boneless, 1 x 1 inch cubes)
  • 4 Mutton shank
  • 200 Gram Whole garam masala
  • 2 Tbsp Ginger paste
  • 2 Tbsp Garlic paste
  • 50 Gram Garlic, peeled
  • 2 Tbsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 Tbsp Chilli (crushed)
  • 1 Tbsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 Kg Onions
  • 1 Kg Tomatoes
  • 1 Kg Yogurt
  • 30 Gram Green chilli
  • 1 Green coriander
  • 1 Annar
  • 1 Kg Basmati rice
  • 100 Gram Mixed pickle
  • 6 Pieces Pappadum
  • 1 Bunch Mint
  • 1 Cup Desi ghee
  • 11 Cup Cooking oil
  • 10 Gram Red chilli whole (dry)
  • 1 Tbsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 Cup Hung curd
  • Channa dal (soaked over night)

How to Make Mutton Dhansak

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Take a pot and add washed mutton cubes and shanks to it.
Add water, whole garam masala, ginger-garlic paste and onion. Cook till half done.
Add ghee, red chilli, spices, turmeric along with oil or ghee and cook till ghee comes on top.
Now add baking soda to the channa dal and soak it in water.
Add channa dal and moong dal to the cooked mutton, followed by tomato and yogurt.
Finish with tadka of clove, ghee and garlic.
For annar raita, add salt to the hung curd whip, garnish with Annar.

To Serve:

Serve with boiled rice along with annar raita and other chutneys and pickle.

Recipe Notes

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