Oct 30, 2006

Mutton Dalcha

Ingredients:
Mutton-1/2lb
Toor Dal-1/2cup
Channa dal-1/2cup
Almonds-2tbsp
Cashewnuts-2tbsp
Ginger garlic paste-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Chilli powder-1tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil-4tbsp
Fennel seeds-1/4tsp
Coriander seeds-1tsp
Pepper-1tsp
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Cinnamon-1small stick
Cardamom-3
Cloves-3
Onions-1cup (chopped)
Coconut milk-1/2cup
Curry leaves-4
Green chillis-3 sliced
Tamarind paste-1tbsp


Method:Clean & wash the meat & keep aside.
Soak the cashews and almonds in water for 4hours, & grind it into a smooth paste.
Powder coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds & pepper, set aside.
Wash and soak all the dals in plenty of water for at least half an hour.
Heat oil in a pan; add curry leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Stir once & add the onions & green chillis
Fry until the onions begins to brown, add ginger garlic paste sauté for 1mt then add chilli powder, turmeric & the mutton mix well, now add the soaked dals, coconut milk, ground masala powder & salt. Cover & cook till the meat & the dals are well cooked.
Add the cashew almond paste, & tamarind paste, mix & simmer & cook uncovered for 10mts.

2 comments:

Foodie's Hope said...

You are on non-veg fair!! Looks so yummy, I know yummy is a wrong word for macho mutton!!Love it..:))

Anonymous said...

hi radhika,
could you tell me if we can prepare this dish using chicken instead of mutton.
many thanks.