July 23, 2012

Mutton Dalcha

Ingredients:
Mutton  - 250 gms
Channa Dal - 1 cup
Bottle Gourd - 250 gms
Onions - 2
Green chillies  - 6
Ginger Garlic paste - 2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Garam masala -  1 tsp
Tamarind - as per taste
Cinnamon -  small piece
Cardamom - 2
Cloves - 4
Shajeera - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves
Curry leaves
Oil - 2-3 tbsp


Method:

  • Wash and marinate mutton in salt, red chilli powder, turmeric and ginger garlic paste.
  • Wash and pressure cook channa dal, mash and keep aside.
  • Slice the onions and green chillies.
  • Peel and cut bottle gourd into medium size pieces.
  • Heat the oil, add curry leaves, shajeera, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add sliced onions, chillies and fry them till they are soft. Then add mutton and cook in high flame for 5 minutes then add sufficient water. Close the lid and cook in medium flame till it is  3/4th done.
  • Add bottle gourd and cook again till gourd becomes soft.
  • Then add mashed dal and tamarind juice, garam masala. Cook for 6-8 minutes in low flame.
  • Lastly add chopped coriander leaves.



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