There is nothing more relaxing than a hot cup of delicious soup. What’s better? A hot mutton paya soup infused with robust spices and flavour. Regarded as one of the healthiest soup preparations, this recipe is made from lamb trotters and is rich in calcium, protein, amino acids, healthy bone marrow and collagen. Here we share a Mutton Paya recipe that you can easily make at home.
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Easy to Make Mutton Paya Recipe To Soothe Your Soul
Take a pan. On medium-high flame, dry roast the chana dal. Take a blender. Add grated coconut and chana dal and blend it into a paste.
Take a pressure cooker and add 5 cups of water to it. Wash the trotters with running water. Then add them to the pressure cooker. Then add turmeric powder, cardamom, black peppercorns and salt. Allow the trotters to pressure cook for 10 minutes.
Take a frying pan and heat some oil in it. Add the chopped onion and green chillies to it. Saute them until the onions turn translucent. Then add ginger and garlic paste. Cook the paste until it loses the raw aroma. Then add the tomatoes and red chilli powder. Saute the ingredients. Add the chana dal and coconut paste to this mix. Cook the base until the oil starts separating.
Open the pressure cooker and add the soup base. Close the lid and let it pressure cook for 10 more minutes. Open the lid, add garam masala and let the soup boil for a few more minutes. You can adjust the consistency of the soup by adding a bit of more water if required. Remove from the flame and let it rest. Serve hot with Naan or steamed rice.
Use a bigger pressure cooker so that the juices do not spray out when it whistles.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take for the meat to tenderize?
If the lamb is young then the meat tenderizes sooner. This may take 25 minutes approximately. If the lamb is a bit aged, then the meat may take a little longer to tenderize.
Can I cut the trotters into pieces?
Yes. You can cut the leg on the knuckle joint using a cleaver.