Monday, July 5, 2010

MUTTON CHAPS WITH TOMATO SAUCE.(MY VERSION)


1. Mutton(medium pieces) - 2 kg
2. Pearl onion(medium diced) - 2 ½ cup
3. Green chilly(half slit) - 4 no s
4. Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
5. Chili powder - 1 tsp
6. Kashmiri chili powder -1 tsp
7. Pepper powder -1 tsp
8. Mutton masala - 1 ½ tsp
9. Garam masala -1 tsp
10. Bay leaf - 2 no s
11. Coriander leaves - 2 spring
12. Salt - to taste
13. Coconut oil -
14. Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
15. Ginger(small cut piece) - 2 tsp
16. Garlic pods -2 tsp
17. Tomato sauce - 1 ½ tsp
18. Water -
19. Tomato(medium diced)optional -1 no s


How to Prepare:

1. Cut n clean the mutton pieces and in that add ½ tsp of turmeric powder ,1 tsp of chili powder ,1/2 tsp of pepper powder ,1/2 tsp of mutton masala ,1/2 tsp of garam masala ,1 tsp of fresh garlic pods n 1 tsp of fresh ginger pieces ,little bit salt and mix well ,keep it for marinating about 10 to 15 minutes and after that put it in a pressure cooker for cooking and wait for 5 to 6 whistle after that turn off the fire.


2. Take a kadai /pan add 2 tabs of coconut oil in it ,when it gets hot add rest of the garlic pods and ginger pieces sauté well ,then add chopped green chili and sauté well ,then add the diced pearl onions and sauté well until it becomes transparent ,then add the ginger garlic paste and sauté well ,also add 1tsp of kashmiri chili powder ,1 tsp of mutton masala ,1/2 tsp of pepper powder and sauté well.


3. When it gets light brown in color add some fresh chopped coriander leaves and 1 bay leaf, in this stage you can add diced tomato (optional) and sauté it well to get along with masala.


4. Add the cooked mutton pieces from the cooker and mix well, also add the mutton stock from it and mix along to get a unique taste and flavor to the gravy ,add enough water to get a consistent gravy as per your wish ,if you want more gravy you can add more water I made it here as a thick consistency.


5. Close with a lid and cook for 5 to 8 minutes ,after 5 minutes open the lid and add 1 tsp of garam masala and mix well ,and put 1 ½ tsp of tomato sauce(optional) and mix together for a sweetness ,check out the salt, if required add little bit ,put a piece of bay leaf in it and turn off the fire.


6. Finally garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves on top of the gravy.


NB: (you can add ghee roasted nuts and dry fruits on the top of gravy for garnishing).