Mutton Masala is another well-known dish from Hyderabad that involves masaledaar mutton cooked in aromatic spices. You can relish this dish with rice or naan. To make this delicious recipe with common spices found in every kitchen, keep reading.
Make Hyderabadi Mutton Masala with Essential Spices from Your Kitchen
In a pressure cooker, heat some oil and add sliced onions. Sauté until they turn slightly golden brown. Add the paste of ginger-garlic and sauté for a few minutes.
Add the mutton and cook until its colour changes. Add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, mutton masala and salt. Mix and cook on low flame for about 2-3 minutes.
Add chopped tomatoes and sauté for another 2-3 minutes until they turn soft. Whisk the curd and add to the cooker. Cook until the oil is separated. Finally, add water, coriander leaves and pressure cook until the mutton is tender and well cooked.
Reduce the flame and add garam masala. Simmer for about 2 minutes and turn off the stove.
Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.
You can also slow-cook the mutton in an open wok and then cover it with a tight lid while cooking.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I substitute chopped tomato with puree?
Yes. You can use tomato puree instead of sliced tomatoes.
Can I use boneless mutton for this recipe?
Yes. You can use boneless mutton for this recipe. However, rich bone-in cuts of mutton add to the flavour of the masala.