Mutton Aloo Jhola

Mutton Aloo Jhola

Mutton, 1 kg (cut into 2 inch pieces or medium size on bones)

For marinade:
Yoghurt, 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder,1/2 tsp
Mustard oil, 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Ginger paste,1 tsp
Garlic paste, 1 tsp

For Gravy:
Onions, 3, sliced in thin half moon shape
Ginger-garlic paste , 3 tbsp
Potatoes, 3 , halved if medium size
Mustard Oil or Refined Oil , 4 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder, 1 tbsp
Bay Leaves, 2
Turmeric powder, 1 tsp
Coriander powder, 2 and 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala ( Roasted cumin seeds, dry red chilli,cinammon stick )
Salt to taste
Water , 6 cups, warm

Firstly, wash the meat and set it dry.
In a bowl , add all ingredients as mentioned for marinade with mutton and keep it for atleast 30 mins.
Next to peel potatoes ( optional as some people do not peel).
In a non stick pan or use pressure cooker, add little mustard oil and add pinch of salt and powder to it.
Then fry the potatoes on high flames till turns brown.
Now take the same pressure cooker , add oil and bay leaves.
After 1 min add red chilli powder and a pinch of sugar.
Now add sliced onions and fry until turns golden brown.
Next add ginger-garlic paste and cook till oil separates.
Next add the marinated mutton,turmeric powder, salt to taste, red chilli powder, coriander powder,and garam masala powder.
Then on a medium flame cook meat until an aromatic smell you get and the meat looks brown, and also you will see oil separates from the meat.
Now add the fried potatoes and cook for another 2-3 mins.
Add warm water to the meat now and give pressure.
Turn the gas off on 2nd or 3rd whistle on high flame and wait for 10 mins to open the lid.
Your mutton aloo jhola is ready to serve with any rice or roti

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