How to make  dhaba style mutton curry
Dhaba Style Mutton curry or Dhaba style Mutton  Masala  is a flavourful  and easy mutton curry. Dhaba style dishes are quick and easy  and very rustic. No fancy ingredients  used to make this curry . .Simple and easy to make Dhaba Style Mutton  curry that goes well with Naan Rice or any flat bread.I served it with my Mutton  pulao which I shared in the blog here.Try this Dhaba style mutton  and the pulao your family and guest will be will  be surely impressed.
How to make dhaba style mutton
1/2 kg Mutton
1/2 cup Curds
1 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 big onions finely chopped
2 med sized tomatoes chopped
2 to 3 green chillies slitted
2 tbsp Oil/ghee
1/ 2 tsp Garam masala powder
1 tbsp coriander  seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp fennel seeds
2 to 3 bay leaves
4 to 5 green Cardamom
4 to 5 Clove
1 inch Cinnamon stick
1 tsp meat masala/red chilli powder

  • Wash the mutton pieces and drained excess water .
  • Apply salt  and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and keep aside for 20 to 30 min.
  • Chop the onions and tomatoes fine and keep aside.
  • Dry roast the coriander, cumin ,fennel and pepper corns and grind  to  a  powder .
  • Heat a thick bottomed vessel or a pressure cooker add ghee followed by bay leaves cinnamon stick  cloves and cardamom seeds. 
  • Saute for 2 to 3 min
  • Then add the ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell goes off .
  • Add the chopped onions  and saute till they turn light golden brown .
  • Add the tomatoes and cook until mushy .
  • Then add the green chillies 
  • Now add the mutton masala and saute 
  • Add the marinated mutton and mix well  for 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Also add the beaten curd/yogurt keeping the flame to the lowest, mix the curds well until  the mutton  and the masala is well coated .
  • Add the coriander fennel powder and mix.
  • Add around 2 to 2 1/2 cups water and cover the pressure cooker  lid and cook on med high flame  for 3 to 4 whistles or until done .
  • Once done release the pressure and open the lid add the garam masala powder and mix .
  • Garnish with coriander and mint leaves. 
  • Serve with Naan/Pulao or Paratha .

I have pressure cooked you can slow cook the mutton in  a thick bottomed  vessel it may take around 30 to 35 minutes. 
You can use red chilli  powder I prefer meat /mutton masala .

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