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Saturday, March 16, 2013

Banjara Mutton

Husband is totally a foodie....He loves to see food pictures and he follows many food sites, food channels and hotels on Facebook. He chanced upon a page of Chowder Singh. Excellent website on Hyderabad street foods and other regional foods. I love to see his videos of street food of hyderabad, they take me back to my memories in hyderabad during my college and working days....The chat at Gokul chat bandar....Burger at Universal....Mutton/Chicken puffs at gulf bakery.....Karachi biscuits.....chai at Irani cafe.....Lukmi at a cafe in Sainikpuri....Biryani at Paradise.....Gol gappas at a stall near my house....Pava bhaji at the same stall.....not to forget Goli Soda in summer.....sugar cane juice with lots of ice.....Mirchi baji....Alo toast opposite Anjali theatre....

When i was browsing Chowder Singh website i chanced upon a video of Banjara Mutton. Two lambada couple show how to make banjara mutton. We all loved the taste of banjara mutton. The was totally different to what we eat every day. Here is the link for Chowder Singh website and here is the link for Banjara Mutton.


Mutton 1/4 kg
Oil 4 tbsp
Onions sliced 2
Tomato paste 1 cup
Bay leaf 1 powdered
Cinnamon 1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder  1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

Paste 1

Coriander leaves few, garlic 3 and Coconut 1/4 (fresh). Make smooth paste.

Paste 2

Poppy seeds 1 tsp, bay leaf, cinnamon, ginger  1/2'' pc and roasted channa dal (putnalu pappu). Make smooth paste.


Take a deep bottom pan. Fry onions without any oil until they are charred a bit.

Now add oil. Add coconut paste (paste 1). Saute until oil comes out.

Than add paste 2. Saute for a 3-4 minutes.

Add raw tomato paste. Add red chilly powder and salt.

Let the masala cook for 3-4 minutes.

Add mutton. Mix well and add enough water. Now add turmeric powder.

Let it cook for 40-50 minutes or until the mutton is soft and tender.

Serve hot with rice.


  1. Simply irresistible Banjara Mutton. Lovely preparation.

  2. Such a droolworthy mutton dish,name itself is very attractive.

  3. Thank you for the mention and credit. Love the recipes on your blog.


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