Serves 6

Ingredients
400 gms mutton cubed salt to taste
2 cloves 2 tsps chilli powder
2 big black cardamoms 1/4 nutmeg, ground
2 small cardamoms 2 tsps garam masala powder
1 stick cinnamon 2 tbsps curd
1 bay leaf 1/2 kg cooked basmati rice
2 tsps shahjeera 1/2 tsp saffron mixed with 1 tbsp milk
2 tsps coriander powder 1 cup chopped mint and coriander leaves
1 tsp turmeric powder 4 tbsps pure ghee

Method

  1. Heat ghee. Fry cloves, black cardamoms, small cardamoms, cinnamon, bay leaf, shah jeera, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder, ground nutmeg and garam masala.
  2. Add curds and stir fry for a minute. Add meat to the masala.
  3. Cook meat till it is well browned and the curd is absorbed by the meat. Sprinkle in salt to taste.
  4. Add water so that mutton is immersed in the gravy. Cook till done. Keep aside. Divide the rice into two portions. Mix saffron with one portion of rice. Add half the meat to it.
  5. Add mint and coriander leaves. Cover with white rice and remaining meat. Shut the pot tightly. Cook on a low fire for a few minutes. Turn out upside down in a large serving dish. Serve hot with pickle and green chutney.
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
MACRONUTRIENTS MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 527 Carotene ( μg ) 359
Protein (g) 19.46 Vitamin C (mg) 4.55
Carbohydrate (g) 67.17 Mg (mg) 88.98
Fat (g) 19.96 Na (mg) 24.37
Fibre (g) 1.55 K (mg) 211.83
Minerals (g) 1.9 Mn (mg) 0.62
Calcium (mg) 162.28 Zn (mg) 1.29
Phosphorus (mg) 261.03 Cr (mg) 0.006
Iron (mg) 5.02

Modification

Use lean meat like lean goat meat, beef muscle, chicken etc. Partially substitute ghee with oil
Ingredients
400 gms mutton cubed salt to taste
2 cloves 2 tsps chilli powder
2 big black cardamoms 1/4 nutmeg, ground
2 small cardamoms 2 tsps garam masala powder
1 stick cinnamon 2 tbsps curd
1 bay leaf 1/2 kg cooked basmati rice
2 tsps shah jeera 1/2 tsp saffron mixed with 1 tbsp milk
2 tsps coriander powder 1 cup chopped mint and coriander leaves
1 tsp turmeric powder 4 tbsps pure ghee
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
MACRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 476
Protein (g) 21.4
Carbohydrate (g) 67.2
Fat (g) 13.49
Fibre (g) 1.55
Minerals (g) 1.77