Himachali Mutton Rara Recipe
Himachali style mutton curry that is prepared mostly during special occasions. The curry has its own ground spice like mace, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cardamom, bay leaf and coriander seeds that go very well with mutton pieces. The curry has the usual, tomatoes and onions that give it a right texture to the curry. Serve it along with phulkas.
Himachali Rara Mutton is a traditional Himachali dish which is usually prepared during special occasions. It is spicy and usually eaten with rice in Himachal areas. Prepare this spicy mutton during your house parties and impress your friends and family.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mutton recipes such as
- 1 kg Mutton
- 4 tablespoons Mustard oil
- 1-1/2 tablespoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 3 Onions , sliced
- 2 tablespoons Garlic , finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons Ginger , finely chopped
- 1-1/2 tablespoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 2 tablespoons Red chilli powder
- 2 Green Chillies , chopped
- 3 Tomatoes , finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons Ghee
- 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , Few sprigs, finely chopped
- Sugar , A pinch
- Salt , to taste For garam masala
- 2 Mace (Javitri)
- 5 cloves Cloves (Laung)
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
- 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
- 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
- 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 tablespoon Nutmeg , grated
How to make Himachali Mutton Rara Recipe
Mix nutmeg powder in this mixture and keep it aside.
Heat mustard oil in a heavy bottomed pan to smoking point and cumin seeds.
Add chopped onion, green chillies, garlic and ginger and saute for 10 minutes.
Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix it properly. Add tomatoes,salt and sugar.
Let it cook for 15 to 20 minutes on medium flame till tomatoes are soft and the oil has risen to the top. Sprinkle little water.
Now mix mutton and let it cook for 20 to 25 minutes till it is rich and fully coated with all spices.
Add ghee for the flavours. Cover the pan with a lid and let the mutton cook in its own juices for about 30 to 45 minutes.
Half way through, sprinkle 1 big tablespoon freshly grounded garam masala.
Once the mutton is tender, add some chopped coriander, lime juice and serve hot.
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