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Paya (Trotters) Masala

Paya (Trotters) Masala
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time

5 Hours

Eid ul Adha is incomplete without yummy gravy of paya (trotters) dish. Paya is very common dish in muslim community. Basically paya is made in curry or gravy form, but with the advancement of food many dishes can be prepared such as paya kunna, paya and chickpeas.
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Source:  Chef Kiran Razzaq
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  • For Paya Broth:
  • Paya (trotters) 6 legs (cleaned and cut into small pieces)
  • Onion 1
  • Garlic 1 bunch
  • Ginger 1 inch piece
  • Black cardamom 2
  • Cinnamon stick 2
  • Cloves 4
  • Salt to taste
  • Water 6 glass
  • For Gravy/Masala:
  • Onions 2 medium (sliced)
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Yogurt ½ cup
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Plain flour 1 tsp
  • Oil/clarified butter 1 cup
  • For Garnishing/Serving:
  • Fresh coriander as required
  • Green chili as required
  • Lemon as required (sliced)
  • Ginger for garnish (sliced)

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Cooking Directions

  1. In a medium sized pan add all the ingredients mentioned for the paya broth.

  2. Add half amount of the salt.

  3. Cook for approximately 4 hours on slow flame or pressure cook for an hour until they are tender and water reduced to 1 glass.

  4. Separate paya pieces and strain broth.

  5. Heat oil and fry onions until golden brown.

  6. Take fried onions out and blend with yogurt to make smooth paste.

  7. Add paya pieces to oil and fry on medium flame.

  8. Add ginger garlic paste, cook for a minute.

  9. Add yogurt and onion paste.

  10. Now add all the spices and salt.

  11. Fry for 5 minutes, then add paya broth.

  12. Mix white flour with half cup of water.

  13. Add flour slowly, keep stirring to avoid lumps.

  14. Cook until oil seems to be separated.

  15. Transfer the paya (trotters) masala to bowl.

  16. Serve with ingredients listed for serving and hot naan/roti.

  17. Using pressure cooker will reduce cooking time.

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Comments posted by users for Paya (Trotters) Masala recipe:

  1. I need paya masala recipes. I like cooking, and also cooked manay dishes

    on May 22 2017 5:10AM Report Abuse SYED MOAZZAM HUSSAIN
  2. Turned out really yummy!Its easy and just the way I like Payas.Thank you.

    on Apr 1 2015 4:31AM Report Abuse RAZIA
  3. plz urdu me pye ki recipe mail kar dijyey

    on Aug 27 2014 10:30AM Report Abuse ERUJ
  4. Mehnaz, Paya recipe in Urdu has been send to you.

    on Nov 9 2012 6:33AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  5. pya ki recipe urdu ma mail kar deny plz

    on Nov 8 2012 9:35AM Report Abuse MEHNAZ

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