Paya Curry

Published under: Mutton

4 sheep’s trotters
1 tbsp rice flour
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 cup ghee
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 cup onions-grated
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
1 cup tomatoes-chopped fine
1 green chilli-chopped
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp garam masala
salt to taste


  • Wash trotters and cut them into 2 pieces.
  • Rub rice flour and salt and wash again.
  • Place trotters with 2 cups water and salt to taste in a pan and bring to a boil.
  • Lower the heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours, adding more water if needed.
  • To make the masala, heat ghee and add cumin.
  • When it splutters add onions, ginger and garlic and cook till fat separates.
  • Add tomatoes, green chilli, chilli powder, turmeric, garam masala and salt to taste.
  • Cook till fat separates.Add the trotters and stir-fry till well coated with the masala.
  • Add the stock of the trotters and more water (depending on how thin you want the gravy).
  • Simmer for 3-4 minutes and serve.


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Badtime February 10, 2012 - 11:52 pm

This is not the actual recepie.. I tried it it didn’t turn good…

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Roshni March 5, 2010 - 9:09 am

it is excelent

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sadaf June 18, 2009 - 4:44 pm

overall recipe is good. it will be good if add all gram masal while boiling paya.

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rizz March 23, 2009 - 7:41 am

It could have been much better the reason is adding more of garam masalas green chilli red chilli cup of ghee when the trotters consists of lots of fat. It u wish i could email my receipe


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