Mutton Korma with Saffron Rice
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Mutton Korma with Saffron Rice

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Level

difficult

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Cooking

80 min

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Preparation

120 min

Ingredients

Servings

6
Mutton
or lamb shoulder (cut into cubes)
1 kg
Basmati Rice
2 cups
Few strands of Saffron
soaked in 100ml hot water
Cashew Nuts
roasted, to preference
12 cup
Raisins
to preference
12 cup
Spices For Rice
Coconut Oil
3 tbsp
Onions
chopped
12 cup
Cloves
12 tsp
Cardamoms
12 tsp
Nutmeg Powder
1 tsp
Cinnamon Stick
1
Chicken Stock
300 ml
Marinate Mutton
Ginger
grated
1 tbsp
Chicken Curry Paste Mix
100 g
To Fry Mutton
Coconut Oil
13 cup
Onions
chopped
12 cup
Green Chillies
sliced
2
Cloves
12 tsp
Cardamoms
12 tsp
Nutmeg Powder
12 tsp
Chilli Powder
to preference
2 tsp
Cinnamon Stick
1
Plain Yogurt
200 g
Chicken Stock
750 ml
Coconut Cream
200 ml
Coriander
chopped
12 cup
Salt
to taste

How to cook

Prepare saffron

  • Soak saffron in hot water and set aside.

Prepare rice

  • Wash and strain rice.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan. Stir-fry chopped onions on low heat until translucent.
  • Add cloves, cardamoms, nutmeg powder and cinnamon stick. Stir-fry until fragrant.
  • Mix in basmati rice. Coat the rice with spices.
  • Transfer rice to a rice cooker.
  • Add saffron water and chicken stock. Set the rice to cook.
  • Fluff-cooked saffron rice. Mix in roasted cashew nuts and raisins.

Marinate mutton

  • Marinate mutton with grated ginger and chicken curry paste mix.
  • Coat evenly and set aside to marinate for 20 minutes.

Start cooking

  • Heat coconut oil in a deep pan. Stir-fry chopped onions on low heat until translucent.
  • Add cloves, cardamoms, nutmeg powder, chilli powder, cinnamon stick and green chillies. Stir-fry until fragrant.
  • Next, add marinated mutton and stir-fry until the meat turns brown.
  • Mix in plain yogurt and chicken stock.
  • Bring to simmer and cover the pan.
  • Cook on low heat for 60 minutes or until mutton becomes tender.
  • Once the mutton is tender, stir in salt, coconut cream and add chopped coriander. Simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve mutton korma with saffron rice.
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