Ghazala Recipe

Learn how to make hyderabadi ghazala.

1/2 kg Mutton
1/4 kg Green chillies
1/2 cup Curds
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
2 tsp Coriander powder
1/2 cup Ghee
1 kg Onions
1 tsp Ginger paste
1 tsp Garlic paste
3 cups Water
1 bunch Coriander leaves
4-5 tblsp Lemon juice
As per taste Salt

How to make ghazala:

  • Grind half the green chillies and mix with curd, turmeric powder, salt and coriander powder.
  • Slit remaining green chillies and fry in ghee or oil till they change colour.
  • Remove chillies from oil and keep aside.
  • Fry onions in the same oil till they are a light golden brown.
  • Add mutton and stir fry till well browned, and the juices are released.
  • Simmer till water has evaporated.
  • Add ginger, garlic and curd and 3 cups water.
  • Cook together on low heat with a cover on the saucepan till mutton is tender.
  • Add coriander and chillies and continue to simmer till it is well cooked and the ghee/oil comes to the surface.
  • Add lime juice and mix well.
  • Serve hot, preferably with roti.