Mutton Dalcha

Mutton Dalcha:
Mutton                              250 gms
Tur dal/yellow pigeon peas 2 cups
Channa dal/chickpea          ¼ cup
Onion                                1 small
Tamarind                           1 small ball
Tomatoes                          2
Green chili                         3-4
Red chili powder               2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste            2 tsp
Oil                                   2 table spoon
Coriander leaves              6-8 stalks
Curry leaves                    8-10
Cloves                             2
Cinnamon stick                1
Cardamom                      1
Shahjeera/black cumin seeds ½ tsp

Wash and soak the dals for about an hour.  Pressure cook, grate it and keep it aside.  Wash and soak the tamarind and remove the juice and keep aside.

Take another dish, heat the oil, add the cloves, cinnamon, cardamom & shahjeera, then add the chopped onions and fry it well, add the curry leaves,  saffron, ginger garlic paste, green chili (slit), red chili powder, chopped tomatoes  and fry it well.  Add the washed mutton pieces and fry it well, add the salt according to your taste, add enough water and allow the mutton cook.
When the mutton is cooked,  add the dal, chopped coriander leaves and the tamarind juice and allow it to boil for about 10 minutes on sim.
Remove from the stove and serve with fried rice or hot rice.


  1. A slightly different version of this same recipe, bit more detailed and with some of my personal tips for best results. I hope you and your readers like it.

  2. Hi Subhorup!

    Sure Your version is detailed and better!!!

    Thanks for stopping by!!