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

I really like to eta paya that’s why I make that usually but now I am thinking that the next time I will make paya by the following this method
saia - islamabad 11/13/2017 2:33:56 PM
Mutton paya is the healthiest dish ever and the many peoples wants to eta that specially in this winter season that’s why I noted this recipe to make it at home
aneela - multan 11/8/2017 2:16:58 PM
Mine mother really like to eta this mutton paya and now I can easily make it for her this delicious dish with the help of this method easily
afifa - panjab 11/7/2017 2:58:24 PM
mutton paya, eeyakh, literally I never liked it but what to say when mother in law order to make it. I am feeling real bad. Hope this recipe works.
zehra - khi 11/6/2017 5:32:39 AM
Mutton Paya is mentioned here in this website and this is so good to take the recipes form this website because they have the too easy method for make
Sharmeen - Karachi 11/3/2017 5:38:35 PM
I wasn’t expecting that these mutton paya will be this much tasty but I made these mutton paya for the lunch today, I came to know that they are amazingly delicious and appealing.
lubna - pindi 10/5/2017 7:00:03 AM
This recipe for mutton paya is so beautifully explained that it urged me to write a review and appreciate you. This step by step explanation is your unique fact among all.
humaira - pishawar 10/4/2017 12:09:10 PM
This recipe for mutton paya is so beautifully explained that it urged me to write a review and appreciate you. This step by step explanation is your unique fact among all.
goshi - lalamusa 10/3/2017 11:08:42 PM
Mutton paya is everybody’s favorite thing no matter who he is. Learning to make them at home is so easy. I will monitor your recipe to make delicious mutton paya.
wahaj - khi 9/23/2017 3:57:24 AM
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

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.