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Mutton Do-Pyaaza Recipe

Mutton Do-Pyaaza
How to make Mutton Do-Pyaaza

A succulent mutton dish in which meat pieces are cooked in ghee with cauliflower and lots of masalas.

  • Total Cook Time 11 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 01 mins
  • Recipe Servings6
  • Medium

Ingredients of Mutton Do-Pyaaza

  • 1 1/2 kg of mutton pieces
  • 100 ml desi ghee
  • 1 inch piece of ginger, chopped
  • 10-12 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced shallots
  • 1 cup of boiled onion paste
  • 4-5 dried red chillies
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 300 gms of cauliflower florets, blanched
  • 1 inch piece of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 2-3 green cardamoms
  • 1 black cardamom
  • Salt to taste
  • 3-4 cups of water

How to Make Mutton Do-Pyaaza

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Into hot ghee, add in the ginger, garlic, diced shallots and dried red chillies, saute for 5-7 minutes.
Season with a tsp of salt, and add in the boiled onion paste and fry the base for 3-4 minutes.
Next, add in the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.
Adding small quantities of water intermittently, bhuno the masala for 12-15 minutes or till the ghee begins to separate from the spices.
Add the mutton pieces, mix well and fry the mutton for 15-20 minutes.
Pour in 2 cups of water, cover and cook on a low flame for 1 hour or till the mutton pieces are tender.
Add the blanched cauliflower florets. Gently stir into the gravy. Cook uncovered for 5-7 minutes, on a low flame.
Sprinkle over a tsp of simple garam masala made by dry roasting and grinding together cloves, cinnamon, black cardamom, green cardamom and black pepper. Mix well.
Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot.
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