Fiery red Rajasthani style Mutton curry, flavored with Spices and red chilies
500 grams, Mutton on bone
3 medium Onions, finelychopped
8-10 Garlic,finely chopped
1/2 tbsp,Ginger,finely chopped
3 tsp,Kashmiri red chili powder
1 lemon, juice
3-4 Red chilies,broken into 2
4-5 Black peppercorns
10,Dry red chilies
1/2 mace blade
Dry roast these ingredients and grind to fine powder
Burning piece of charcoal
1/2 tsp, ghee
In a pressure pan, heat oil till smoky. Reduce the heat to very low and add cloves,black and green
cardamom,black peppercorns,cinnamon,bay leaf. Allow them to crackle
Add chopped ginger garlic and fry for few seconds
Add chopped onion and fry till slightly golden
Add mutton and fry well on high heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally
Add ground spice powder,red chili powder and fry for another 2 minutes
Lower the heat and add whisked yoghurt,stir till yoghurt combines well with masalas
Add half cup of warm water,salt and cook till mutton is done
Finally add lemon juice and simmer for another 2 minutes
Once the gravy is ready, place a small steel bowl on top of the gravy. Put the heated charcoal in the steel bowl and pour 1 tsp of ghee over it to create smoke. Immediately, cover it with a tight lid to allow the smoke to penetrate in the mixture. Let it stand for 15 mins.
Delicious fiery red Rajasthani laal maas is ready to be served
KACHRI powder if available add 1/4 cup along with red chili powder. It tenderizes the meat and also gives tangy flavour.
This was not available with me so I added Lemon juice.
Mathania chilies were not available with me so I have used other variety of red chilies..