Friday, August 7, 2009

Mutton Khorma ( Mutton cooked in curd and spices)

Hyderabadi Mutton Khorma ( Super Yummy!!)

Everyday ,after school, when we used to return home we would start asking mommy "whats for dinner mommy?".
The day I hear mutton khorma I would jump with joy. This is still one of my favorites. Today I am bringing it to you.
My family loves it and hope you do too. I prepared this with naans (Indian flat bread). Its a heavenly combination.


Mutton/Lamb - 1 pound medium size pieces
Onion - 1/2 big sliced
Ginger and Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Salt - 2 tsp
Red Chili Powdder - 1-1/2 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Lemon - 1
curd - 1/2 kg
Sour cream - 3 tsp
Dhania powder - 1 tsp
Zeera powder - 1/4 tsp
Peanuts - 1 tsp
Almonds - 15 number
dry coconut - 2-1/2 tsp powdered
Khus Khus - 3 tsp
oil - 8 tbl spoons
Potatoes - 4 number , cut into medium size cubes

Green chillies - 3 nos
Coriander leaves - handful
Mint leaves - 4-5 leaves


Slightly roast Dry coconut, khus khus,Peanuts and almonds and powder them.
Deepfry potatoes till golden brown and keep aside
Heat oil in a Non stick Deep pan or cooker. add onions.After they are slightly brown add Ginger garlic paste,turmeric and red chilli powder. Put lamb and 1 tsp salt. cook for 5-10 mins. Now add water and cook until meat is soft (I used pressure cooker). let all water evaporate. Add coconut-khuskhus-almond powder that we made earlier. Also add dhania powder and zeera powder. Stir well for 5 mins.Add curd,sour cream,potatoes and garam masala powder and cook until oil oozes out. Add water now for desired consistancy. Now add green chillies, mint leaves , coriander leaves , lemon juice and 1 tsp salt .yummmm

Accompanied by : Bagara khana or Naan or Chapati(roties)

Family rating : 9/10


  1. wow...delicious..One of my hyderabadi friend gave me the recipe of hyderabadi korma when I was in university, but somehow I lost worries, urs look tempting and no fear of losing it...

  2. The dish look great,just wanted to know Have you ever been to Aligarh in India.

  3. Shaista, Hopefully you can find and enjoy more hyderabadi delicacies on my blog. I love the khorma hope you like it too

  4. Hey Anonymous, I am glad you liked the dish. I have never been to aligarh in India.

  5. Humaira, Qorma looks terrific. My Miya will be happy if I prepare Qorma with Naan for dinner on weekends. His favorite combination. Will try your version, Jazakallahu Khairun for sharing.

  6. Hey Humaira...d kurma looks so yummy...tempting click too....will surely try ur version

  7. Thanks Aysha, I am glad you liked it


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