MANGSA POORGA (Mutton Masala)

½ kg boneless mutton
1 onion - chopped
2 tomatoes
fresh coriander

Ingredients for marination:
3 tbsp curd
1 tbsp ginger paste
1 tbsp garlic paste
1 tsp black pepper powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
to taste

Ingredients for garam masala:
4-5 cloves
1 brown cardamom
½ an inch of cinnamon
5-7 black peppercorns
3 green cardamoms
½ an inch of mace

Coat the mutton with all the ingredients for marination.
Leave it to marinate for an hour.

Grind all the ingredients for garam masala together, keeping them whole.
Heat mustard oil in a pan.
Slightly roast the garam masala in it.

Add the onion and saute till it turns transparent.
Add one chopped tomato.
Stir well.

Finally, add the marinated mutton and coat it well with the masala.
Leave it to cook for about 20 minutes.

Garnish with tomato and coriander.
Serve hot.

Courtesy: Chef Aditya Bal,