Lahori Mutton Karahi
Rec cred: Ruhana EbrahimPic cred: @mama_taught_me_well
Ingredients:1kg lamb/mutton curry pieces4 tablespoon ghee (Clarified butter)3 onions (sliced)2 star anise3 elachie (cardamom) pods2 bay leaves1 teaspoon kulunji (onion) seeds4 large tomatoes 2 tablespoon red ginger garlic masala2 tablespoon brown vinegar2 teaspoon mustard powder2 teaspoon chilli powder½ teaspoon turmeric powder2 teaspoon dhana jeeroo powder1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon garum masala1 teaspoon kasturi Methi (Fenugreek) (optional)4 tablespoon double thick plain yoghurt
Garnish-fresh coriander leaves ginger juliennedlemon thinly slicedtomato thinly sliced
Method1. Melt half of ghee (Clarified butter) in karahi pot. 2. Add in 2/3 of sliced onion and braise till golden. 3. Place in liquidizer with chopped tomatoes and a little water. Blend.4. Heat remainder ghee (Clarified butter) add remainder onion with kulunji, star anise, elachie and bay leaves.5. Cook until onions are lightly golden.6. Add masala, vinegar, mustard powder and spices.7. Braise till fragrant, then add lamb/mutton pieces.8. Seal meat well, then add in liquidized tomatoes and 2 cups water.9. Cook on medium heat till reduced.10. Check if meat is tender, if not add more water and cook till tender.11. Add yoghurt and kasturi Methi (Fenugreek).12. Cook until oil comes on top & gravy is thickened.13. Garnish with coriander leaves, lemon slices, julienned ginger & tomato slices. 14. Serve with naan bread/ roti/ basmati rice.