The only good thing about the lockdown is that it brought us closer to our kitchens. The year 2020 was all about experiencing new flavours, spices, dishes, and recipes. So, here’s another delicious recipe for meat-lovers that you can easily prepare at home.
Many of you would have heard about this dish. If you haven’t, then you are definitely missing out on something super-delicious. It is a famous dish from Deccan and Mughlai cuisines, wherein you prepare meat with various local spices and serve it with naan or rice. Meat lovers around the world adore it.
Yes, you have guessed it right, we are talking about Hyderabadi Mutton Korma. Guess what? You can easily cook this dish at your home by following this easy recipe. But first, let us understand the meat you will use.
Good meat is the key
Tender and juicy mutton makes the best Hyderabadi Mutton Korma. Luckily, we sell only the highest quality of fresh mutton on Licious. Our mutton and other meats/seafood are cut, cleaned and vacuum packed to maintain freshness. All you need to do is open the pack and use it with ZERO prep work.
We suggest our goat ribs and chops when preparing Hyderabadi Mutton Korma as they taste good and cook quickly due to lower fat content. You can even use our mutton liver chunks and lean goat curry cuts to add a unique flavour to this delicious dish.
History of Hyderabadi mutton korma
Hyderabadi Mutton Korma is a famous dish from Mughlai cuisine, which dates back to the 16th century. The food was often prepared and served in the kitchens of the Mughal court, and it is also said to have been served to Shah Jahan and his guests at the grand opening of the Taj Mahal. Various local spices were used to prepare this dish, which was then served with rice and naan.
How to make Hyderabadi mutton korma at home?
Here’s the perfect recipe for you. Be ready with your Licious mutton cuts!
- 1 kg mutton
- 2 chopped onions
- 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
- 1-2 green chillies
- 1 cup Yoghurt
- 1 tsp each of spices like turmeric black pepper, red chilli powder and salt according to the taste
- 2 cloves
- 2 cardamom
- 1 stick cinnamon
- 1 tbsp ghee
- 4 tbsp o to marinate mutton
- Put the mutton in a bowl. Add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, turmeric, black pepper, red chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste, and salt.
- Add a cup of yoghurt to mutton and stir it well. Leave the mutton for around 2-3 hours to marinate in the spices.
- Fry the chopped onions properly in oil, and blend them in a mixer to make a powder.
- In a cooking pot, heat some ghee. Transfer the marinated mutton into it, and let it cook on low flame for at least 30 mins.
- After a few minutes, add the onion powder to the mutton curry along with 2-3 small cups of water. Stir it well and cover the vessel to let it cook properly.
- After a few minutes, add nutmeg powder and cardamom powder to the dish and continue to stir it.
- Check the dish’s consistency; it should be thick. Make sure that the mutton is juicy, tender, and easily separates from the bone.
- Let the dish cook on low flame, if required.
- And your Hyderabadi Mutton Korma is ready to serve. Don’t forget to garnish it with some coriander leaves before serving.