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Ambal Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-40 min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 25 min


  • 2 tsp Coriander seeds, 2 tsp Cumin seed, 3 - 4 Green Cardamom, 4 to 5 Cloves, 5 to 6 Black Peppercorns, 2 Cinnamon sticks, 2 Bay Leaves, 3 tsp Mustard Oil, 2 Dry Red chilli, 2 Green Chilli, 2 Onions, 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste, 500 gms Mutton, ½ tsp Red chilli powder, ½ tsp Turmeric powder, 2 tsp Kasoori Methi, 1 tsp Gram Masala, Water as needed, 1 Charcoal for smoking, ½ tsp Dry Pomegranate paste, Fennel powder, fresh Coriander leaves; For Ghayoor: Flour, Sugar, Water, Ghee


  1. 1

    Roast Coriander seeds, Cumin seed, Green Cardamom, Cloves, Black Peppercorns, Cinnamon stick, Bay Leaves, and make fine powder.
  2. 2

    ; in hot Mustard Oil add Dry Red chilli, green chilli and let them crackle.
  3. 3

    ; Add chopped Onion, Ginger Garlic paste and sauté.
  4. 4

    ; Add Mutton, Red chilli powder, Turmeric powder and Kasoori Methi, Gram masala powder and sauté.
  5. 5

    ; Add Pomegranate paste, Fennel powder and Salt.
  6. 6

    ; Cook till Mutton is done.
  7. 7

    ; Placed heated Charcoal in a eathern bowl in between meat and pour Mustard Oil on the hot coal.
  8. 8

    ; Cover the pan to amike the meat.
  9. 9

    ; Remove Charcoal and cook till meat is done.
  10. 10

    ; Sprinkle chopped fresh Coriander leaves and serve.
  11. 11

    For Ghayoor: Mix refined flour and water to a light consistency.
  12. 12

    ; In hot ghee drop better using finger and make a mesh.
  13. 13

    ; cook only on that side till mesh is light golden.
  14. 14

    ; Remove Ghayoor and serve.
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Ajay Chopra


Chef Ajay Chopra is a master of progressive Indian cuisine. During his stint in the UK, he was voted one of the eight best Indian chefs of London. Not only has he helped change the perception of Indian cuisine in the proverbial West, he has earned a huge fanbase for his contemporary take of traditional Indian dishes. Chopra has also been a judge on MasterChef India, and has anchored some of LF’s most successful shows.

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