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Hariyali Mutton

Prep Time: 20 mins I Cooking Time: 1hr I Serving: 3-4




Ingredients :-


For Boiling :-


500 gms / 1.1 pound Mutton Bone-In (Curry-cut) 6-7 Cloves 3-4 Green Cardamom 1.5 Cups/370ml Water 1 tsp Salt

For Green Paste :-

250 g Fresh Spinach (roughly chopped & washed thoroughly)

50 g Fresh Mint Leaves (roughly chopped & washed thoroughly)

50 gms Fresh Coriander Leaves (roughly chopped & washed thoroughly)

3-4 Green Chillies (roughly chopped)


For the Base :-


4 tbsp / 60 ml Desi Ghee / Clarified Butter

½ tbsp Ginger (peeled & grated)

1 tbsp Garlic Cloves (minced)

3 Onion, med-sized (grated) 3 Tomatoes, med-sized (grind to Purée)

1.5 tsp Turmeric Powder 4 tbsp/ 60ml Fresh Heavy Cream Salt to taste

Method :-

Add the mutton + cloves + green cardamom + water + salt to the pressure cooker. Mix well and close the lid. Pressure cook for 5-6 whistles on low-medium heat. Switch off the gas and allow it to cool and release it’s pressure naturally

To the blender add roughly chopped spinach + mint leaves + fresh coriander leaves + green chillies and pulse it to a smooth paste. Transfer it to a bowl and set aside for later use

Heat ghee(clarified butter) in a pan/kadai. Once hot add ginger + garlic to the pan/kadai and sauté for 3-4 minutes on low-medium heat until turns light brown in colour

Next add the grated onion to the pan and sauté until light golden brown in colour on low-medium heat. This will take 7-8 minutes. Keep stirring to avoid sticking

Once onion colour changes to light golden brown add tomato purée to the pan/kadai. Mix well and keep stirring for 3-4 mins on low-medium heat

To the pan add turmeric powder. Mix well and stir for a minute

Next add the green purée mix/paste to the pan/kadai. Mix well and cook for another 10 - 12 mins on low-medium heat until water evaporates. keep stirring to avoid burning/sticking of the masala

Next, add the boiled mutton to the pan. Mix well with the masala. Then add boiled mutton stock + salt to the pan and mix well. Cover and cook for 10-15 mins on low-medium heat

Once gravy thickened add heavy cream to the pan/kadai. Mix well and switch off the gas

Time to Taste :)


Enjoy with Butter Naan, Garlic Naan, laccha paratha, khamiri roti and some salad of your choice

Note : adjust the spice levels to taste

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