Mutton Paya

Mutton Paya Recipe - Mutton Paya is a traditional Pakistani recipe loved by Desi food lovers. Mutton Paya recipe is originated from Central Asia and is introduced to South Asia by the Persians. Mutton Paya gained fame in Hyderabad and Lucknow and later in other parts of the country. It is cooked with goat trotters and spices to give Mutton Paya recipe the heavenly taste and aroma. The soup of Mutton Paya Recipe is prepared by sautéed onions and garlic, and all the relevant Paya Masala ingredients are added. The cooked Mutton Paya dish is served with garnishing of fresh lime, coriander leaves, and diced ginger. Mutton Paya recipe is equally popular in Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh. Mutton Paya recipe is popularly prepared for Eid ul Adha occasion or for dinner parties. You can serve it with Naan or Chapatti at home.

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• 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
• Water
• 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.


Reviews on Mutton Paya

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
Making Mutton with this recipe is the best decision of mine because now it has the best way to define and also the ingredients are cools easy to buy
Nahid - Lahore 4/20/2017 5:01:57 PM
Mine aunt make the mutton paya very well and mine whole family really like her hand made mutton paya and now I have also the best recipe to make it
asma - lahore 4/15/2017 1:40:17 PM
Consuming mutton is popular in winter. Eat the delicious mutton moderately. Besides rich nutrition, it can also prevent
hameed - karachi 4/9/2017 12:13:38 AM
Paye are expensive then other parts of meat so on this Eid don't miss and make this mouthwatering recipe and serve in breakfast. 
shagofta - karachi 4/6/2017 10:52:13 PM
Cooking is fun for me, as I like to make new dishes every now and then. Mutton Paya is the most recent one that I have tried. It is easy to cook and takes less time to prepare. Have given the recipe to my cousin as well.
Aakifah - Karachi 3/28/2017 2:00:15 AM
Eid ul Azha is near that is why women are in quest of all sorts of mutton and beef recipes so here is one. On this Eid Paya Mutton will be a worthy one for you
gazala - london 2/17/2017 9:06:13 PM

Mutton Paya Recipe

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