Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Gongura Mutton (Mutton cooked in Sorrel Leaves)


Fresh Mutton - 2 lb (cut into pieces)
Gongura (sorrel) leaves - 1 bunch finely chopped
Onion - 1 finely chopped
Ginger-Garlic paste - 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1/2 lemon
Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Pudina leaves  - 1/2 bunch
Clove - 5-6
Cardamom - 3-4
Shahi Jeera - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 3 tbsp


Mix together salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder, mutton, ginger garlic paste lemon juice. Let it marinate for one hour. In a pressure cooker, add the oil and when the oil gets heated add cloves, cardamom, shahi jeera and fry. Then add pudina leaves, onion and gongura leaves.  Stir and then add the marinated mutton. Fry for few seconds and add 2 cups of water. Close the cooker, put the weight and wait for four whistles then switch off. After cooker cools down, transfer contents to a skillet and keep cooking till water completely evaporates. Serve with hot rice or roti.

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