1/2 kg mutton1/2 cup coconut paste1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 cinnamon stick 1 pinch nutmeg powder1 tsp red chilli powder1 tbsp garlic-ginger paste1 cup onions, finely chopped1 tsp roasted coriander powder2 tbsp poppy seed paste3 bay leaves4 green cardamoms4 tbsp oil6 clovesSalt to taste
Dry roast the cloves, cardamom, nutmeg powder, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick and grindinto a fine paste. In a pan or a pressure cooker, heat oil and add bay leaves and choppedonions to it. Once the onions are golden-brown, add the ginger-garlic paste, muttonpieces and fry for a while. Now add grounded masala paste, turmeric powder, red chillipowder and some water. Sprinkle salt, cover the pan and cook for a while. Once themutton is tender, add the poppy seed paste, coconut paste and coriander powder. Addmore water if the gravy is too dry, and cook on low heat for another 10 minutes. Servehot.