Mutton Kunna Recipe - Yummy Traditional

Mutton Kunna Recipe


Mutton Kunna | Matka gosht || How to make Mutton kunna recipe with step-by-step photos and video 

Mutton Kunna The most famous Pakistani mutton dish of all time is undoubtedly the Kunna. Made in a clay pot, normally it is prepared with Mutton meat and certain spices that are used in making kunna, Kunna mutton takes second place to Nihari. It's a rich mutton curry with an irresistible taste and smooth texture, spice it up with a garnishing  of sliced green chilies, ginger, lemon, and coriander

Here is my video recipe for Mutton Kunna:

Are you one of the folks who have a taste developed for traditional recipes? Then the tasty and aromatic mutton kunna recipe, This delectable meat-based recipe is a delicacy from the Punjab province of the country, and the distinguishing factor which separates it from all the other traditional recipes is that it is prepared in an earthen cooking pot, usually made out of clay, below earth level.

This kunna masala is a quite similar taste to a matka gosht, this is the reason it is called matka gosht as well. The dish originally was prepared with a very little amount of masala, but since the 80s, when the recipe was popularized and spread all over the country, there are many variants prepared with a deliberate amount of masala and spices. One of the most distinct 

Characteristics of the mutton kunna are its beautiful aroma, owing to the cooking method that involves slow cooking. The earthen pot in which the recipe is prepared brings out this earthly scent and creamy texture that cannot be found in any other type of Punjabi curry or meat-based recipe, so lets the go-ahead to know-how to make tasty kunna in the clay pot 

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Firstly wash the mutton and keep it in the fridge for a while, take all ingredients and prepare all veggies 


Whisk the yogurt and set aside


    Dry roast the kunna masala in the pan for a minute over medium heat


    Grind them well until fine powder keep aside, in the same pan add flour and dry roast it for a minute over low medium heat, combine water and flour in the bowl


    Mix them well until a smooth thick paste 


      Boil the water in the saucepan 


      Prepare all veggies for garnishing


        Heat the ghee in the clay pot and put onion slices, and then saute the onion for 5 minutes and put mutton


        Fry the mutton till changes its color, now starts adding dry ingredients along with ginger garlic paste 

        Stir them well by adding dry ingredients, then add yogurt and keep on stirring for 5 minutes

        Now you can see the oil is separated then pour hot and boiled water, stir to mix them well, and bring it to a boil then cover the lid and let it cook till meat is tender

        Then pour flour paste into the mutton kunna and stir to well combine


        Finally add mutton kunna spices mix them, and bring to boil 


        Allow simmering for another 20-25 minutes over low-medium heat


        Transfer to the serving plate and garnish with ginger, green chilies, lemon, and coriander leaves


        Mutton Kunna hot served with lemon onions and green chilies mixed with naan/tandoori Rotis

        Mutton Kunna The most famous Pakistani mutton dish of all time is undoubtedly the Kunna. Made in a clay pot, normally it is prepared with Mutton meat and certain spices....

        1. 500g, mutton meat with bones
        2. 150g, homemade yogurt
        3. 1 large size, onion
        4. 2 tbsp, ginger garlic paste
        5. Salt to taste
        6. 1 tsp, red chili powder
        7. 1 tbsp, Kashmiri chili powder
        8. ½ tsp, turmeric powder
        9. 1 tsp, coriander powder
        Kunna Masala:
        1. 1 tbsp, coriander seeds
        2. ½ tbsp, black peppercorn
        3. 1 tsp, caraway seeds (shah zeera)
        4. 3, cloves
        5. 3, green cardamom  
        6. 1 tbsp, wheat flour
        7. Water as required
        For Garnishing:
        1. Lemon cubes
        2. Ginger grated
        3. Green chilies
        4. Coriander leaves 
        How to make the Mutton Kunna?
        1. In the clay pot heat the ghee
        2. Sauté it for 2-3 minutes over medium heat
        3. Now add mutton to the pot and saute it
        4. Until it changes its color
        5. Note: if you don’t have a clay pot doesn’t matter you can cook kunna in steel or any utensil pot
        6. Add ginger-garlic paste
        7. Stir them well until the aroma has arisen
        8. Then add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, and salt
        9. Stir them well
        10. Now add Kashmiri red chili powder and beaten yogurt
        11. Keep on stirring until the oil is separated
        12. Then pour hot and boiled water
        13. Bring it to a boil and cover the lid
        14. Cook the mutton for 30 minutes over medium-low heat or until the meat is tender
        15.  After 30 minutes remove the lid
        16. Pour flour paste into the kunna curry
        17. Keep on stirring to prevent lumps 
        18. Then add prepared kunna masala
        19. Stir to well and combine
        20. Bring it to a boil then simmer for 20 minutes over low heat
        21. Mutton Kunna is ready to serve with naan,rotis, and lemon onion
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