Mutton Malai Leg Roast

Another recipe for your Eid Menu. This Mutton malai Leg Roast recipe is extra special with perfectly tender meat and taste. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #PakolaFullCreamMilk

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  • Mutton leg preferably front leg (Dasti) 1.5 kg
  • Kacha papita (Raw papaya) paste 2 tbs
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ¼ tsp
  • Lemon juice 1-2 tbs
  • Cooking oil ½ Cup
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) sliced 7-8
  • Lehsan (Garlic) 6-7 cloves
  • Laung (Cloves) 3-4
  • Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) ½ tsp
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1
  • Tez patta (Bay leaves) 2
  • Pyaz (Onion) grated 1 large
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Safed mirch powder (White pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 2 tsp
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tbs or to taste
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ½ Cup
  • Cream ½ Cup
  • Pakola Full cream Milk 2 Cups
  • Eaichi powder (Cardamom powder) ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Lemon slices
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) sliced
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Pyaz (Onion) rings
  • Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke


Make deep cuts on mutton shoulder with the help of knife & cut the joint.

In a bowl,add mutton shoulder,raw papaya paste,ginger garlic paste,salt,turmeric powder and lemon juice,rub evenly and prick with fork on both sides,cover & marinate for 1 hour (room temperature).

In a wok,add cooking oil,green chillies,garlic & mix well.

Add marinated mutton leg/dasti & cook on medium flame from both sides until golden brown & set aside.

In the same wok,add cloves,black peppercorns,black cardamom,bay leaves & mix well.

Add onion,mix well & cook until golden brown.

Add ginger garlic paste & mix well.

Add white pepper powder,cumin seeds,black pepper powder,salt & mix well.

Add on low flame,add yogurt,mix well & cook until oil separates (2-3 minutes).

Add cream,mix well & cook on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

Add milk & whisk well.

Add cardamom powder,garam masala powder & whisk well.

Add fried mutton leg/dasti & pour gravy,cover & cook on low flame until tender (1 & ½ hour ),rotate & flip in between.

Garnish with lemon slices,green chilli,fresh coriander & onion rings.

Give coal smoke for 2-3 minutes & serve.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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