Rista is a popular dish from the Kashmiri wazwan. Chef Pankaj Bhadouria shares the authentic recipe for mutton meatballs in a spicy, tangy and delectable gravy. Try this recipe at home.

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-45 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 8-10 Min


  • 700 grams minced mutton
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri red chilli paste
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 4 - 5 green cardamom
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 tbsp shallot paste
  • Pink salt as per taste
  • 2 tbsp soaked saffron
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds


  1. 1

    In a jar, add minced mutton and grind it Add the mixture in the bowl and prepare small balls Add the mutton balls in boiling water and let it cook.
  2. 2

    Add turmeric powder, Kashmiri red chilli paste and mix it Add cinnamon stick, black cardamom, green cardamom, cloves and reduce the flame.
  3. 3

    Add shallot paste, pink salt as per taste and let it cook for 15 - 20 minutes Add soaked saffron and mix.
  4. 4

    In another pan, add desi ghee and let it heat Pour the ghee in the mutton Add fennel seeds and leave it for 2 - 3 minutes.
  5. 5

    Garnish with fennel seeds and serve with rice.
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