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Mutton With Taro Root

Babycorn Delight
November 22, 2018
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The added spices makes the mutton more delicious.

Preparation time-20 mins

Cooking time-1 hour 45 mins



  • Mutton-500gms
  • Taro Root(Arbi)-250gms
  • Tomato-1(medium size)
  • Green Chillies-5 pieces
  • Coriander Seeds-1 tsp
  • Fennel Seeds(saunf)-1tsp
  • Onion-3(chopped)
  • Yogurt(dahi)-1 .5tsp
  • Garlic-10 flakes
  • Ginger-1.5tsp(grated)
  • Caraway seeds(shah jeera)-1tsp
  • Turmeric-1/2tsp
  • Green cardamoms(chhoti illaichi)-4
  • Mace(javetri)-2blades
  • Cinnamon(dalchini)-2 stick
  • Cloves(laung)-4
  • Red chillie-2
  • Star Anise-1
  • Black Cardamom(moti illaichi)-1
  • Black peppercorns(kali mirch)-4
  • Red Chilli Powder-1/2tsp
  • Salt(as per need)
  • Bay Leaf(tej patta)-1
  • Cooking Oil(mustard oil)-7tbsp
  • Hot Water(for cooking)


1. Take a tomato and roast on the flame,and peel it.

2. Heat a pan,add coriander seeds,caraway seeds,fennel seeds,green cardamoms, black cardamom,cloves,cinnamon stick,red chilli,star anise,mace,black peppercorns and toast it for 2mins,then grind these spices.

3. Add oil to the pan,add onion ,garlic,green chillies,grated ginger,roasted tomato,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,yogurt,salt.After frying put it in the grinder with some hot water to prepare a paste.

4. Add oil to the heated pan and then add taro root,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,salt and fry it till the colour turns to brown.

5. Heat the oil in the pan, then add bay leaf,green cardamoms,cloves and stir fry for a minute.Add mutton,turmeric powder,salt,red chilli powder and stir it for 5 mins.Now add grounded spices and cook for 5 mins.

6. Add the paste and let it cook for 1 hour, sprinkling water occasionally . Then add fried taro root and stir it for 5 mins.

7. Add hot water and cover the pan, cooking it in low flame for 45 mins.

8. When the mutton and taro root is boiled properly then turn off the flame.

9. Serve it after few minutes.