Mutton Paya

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1 Hour
20 Minutes


Lamb legs (paya) – 4
Onions – 4 Medium sized
Tomatoes – 4 Medium sized
Fresh grated coconut – 2 Tbsp
Green Chillies – 5
Red Chilli Powder – 2 Tsp
Garam Masala – 1 Tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 Tsp
Coriander Powder(Dhania Powder) – 1 Tbsp
Pepper Corns – 6 Crushed into small pieces
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 Tsp
Elaichi – 4
Cloves – 6
Cinnamon – 2 Small sticks
Coriander leaves – 1 Tbsp (Finely chopped)
Bay Leaf – 1
Cooking Oil – 3 Tbsp
Salt – As per the taste


1. Take 2 onions and chop them finely. Take these finely chopped onion pieces into a plate and keep aside.
2. Grind the remaining 2 onions and keep this onion paste aside.
3. Now grind coriander leaves, green chillies and coconut grating. Again take this paste into separate plate.
4. MAke tomato puree out of the tomatoes. Keep all these pastes, onion pieces and tomato puree aside.
5. Now take the payas, i.e leg pieces and keep them thoroughly.
6. Place these leg pieces into cooker. Now add 1 liter water, turmeric powder and salt to it.
7. Now close the lip of the pressure cooker and allow it for cooking up to 10 whistles.
8. Meanwhile, take a pan, add oil to it and heat it on a medium flame.
9. Now add Elaichi, cloves, bay leaf and cinnamon to it and stir it.
10. Next add ginger garlic paste to it and fry it for couple of seconds.
11. Next add the chopped onion pieces to the pan and fry them till they turn in golden brown colour.
12. Next Onion paste to it and fry it too.
13. Now add coriander powder, garam masala, crushed pepper pieces, and red chilli powder to it and fry it for a minute.
14. Remove the lid of the pressure cooker and pour this complete masala in the pan into the pressure cooker.
15. Next add the tomato puree to it and mix well.
16. Allow it for cooking for about 2 minutes under low flame.
17. Now add the chilli-coconut paste, and 500ml of water to it.
18. Check the salt.
19. Close the pressure cooker lid and cook it for another 10 whistles.
20. Switch off the flame.
21. Once the cooker is cool, take it into a separate bowl. Your Mutton paya is ready to get served.


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Reviews on Mutton Paya

Really a wonderful way to make mutton paya! You are simply awesome and this website hamari web always helps me a lot in cooking different types of difficult dishes.
Ali Riaz - Baltimore 9/17/2017 11:13:31 PM
Mutton paya is my favorite kind of paya so I always love eating it. That is why I explored the internet for its recipe and I found it here. Thank you so much for this recipe
Haleema - Sahiwal 8/31/2017 7:46:55 PM
Mutton paya is really a very tasty recipe that must be experienced by all of us here. I made it and believe me it was very delightful and outclass dish to eat. Thank you…
Yasmine - Lalamusa 8/28/2017 3:15:25 PM
Mutton paya recipe was completely a new dish for me to eat so that is the only reason that I made it. But it was superb and an entirely groundbreaking recipe for making it.`
Faiza - Karachi 8/26/2017 12:43:39 PM
Mutton paya is one of my favorite food. I will try this in this weekend as I am free on weekend only as being a working lady, it’s hard to find time and then I will tell you about its taste.
Shahida - Narowal 8/22/2017 2:57:11 PM
Mutton Paya is a perfect dish to enjoy with family. This Eid ul Adha prepare Mutton Paya at home and enjoy it with Naan and Salad. Recipe given here matches mine therefore, I am definately going to try it.
Uzma - Karachi 8/21/2017 7:32:49 AM
The method of Making Mutton Paya is so easy by this recipe and I would like to make my mutton Paya dish by this recipe which is available there
Tehreem - Karachi 5/14/2017 6:05:50 AM
The most delicious and tasty recipe of Mutton Paya is here and it is really very easy to make it on minimum time of yours
Saiqa - kARACHI 5/13/2017 2:25:57 PM
Mutton paya is such a tasty and delectable dish. I literally love this food very much as I am a Lahori and the one mentioned here on this page seems quite tasty.
Bilal - Faisalabad 4/28/2017 10:52:49 AM
Before I never made paya because i didn’t have any recipe to make it and now I noted this recipe of mutton paya and I hope that it will make good when I try it soon
farwa - panjab 4/24/2017 3:59:55 PM

Mutton Paya

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