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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Mutton Kheema

Ingredients :
Mutton (Lamb/Goat) Kheema - 250 g
Onions - 3 or 4 finely chopped
Tomatoes - 1 or 2 finely chopped
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few
Cinnamon - 1 small stick
Bay leaf - 1
Cardamom - 2
Cloves - 2
Ginger - 1.5 inch long
Garlic - 5 cloves
Fennel seeds - 2 teaspoons
Chilli powder - 2 tablespoons
Coriander powder - 1 tablespoon
Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil - 2 tablespoons

Method :
Grind ginger, garlic, fennel seeds to a nice paste, without water.
Heat oil in the pan. Add cinnamon, bay leaf, cloves, cardamom and fry. Add the paste and fry for 2 minutes. Add chopped onions, curry leaves and fry until they are brown. Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder. Fry for 2 minutes and add mutton to it. Let it cook for 20/30 minutes on a slow fire. Once the mutton is cooked, add salt. Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or chappathi or toasted bread.

Cooking time : 45 minutes
Serves 4-5 persons.