Cashmere Harissa: This Mutton Recipe Will Keep You Warm This Winter



Snow-capped mountains, enchanting valleys and pristine beauty make Kashmir what is rightly called “paradise on earth”. Besides its picturesque landscape, Kashmir is known for its authentic and extraordinary culinary offerings. This cuisine is not entirely but strongly based on meat-based recipes. From classic rogan josh and mutton yakhni to mutton koftas, every mutton recipe in Kashmiri cuisine is nothing less than a taste bud’s paradise. Another such amazing recipe is Kashmiri Harissa, one of the most popular winter dishes that defines this cuisine.

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Kashmiri harissa is basically an authentic, traditional mutton curry recipe that is typically eaten during winters and is best served with kashmiri bread known as Kashmiri Chot. The inclusion of creamy milk and rice paste along with whole spices like cardamom, cinnamon and others adds a succulent and tangy texture and taste to this recipe. Cooking this recipe may seem like a monotonous process, but trust us, this recipe is worth all the effort and patience. Are you wondering how to do it? Read below for the recipe.

Here’s How To Make Kashmiri Harissa | Easy Kashmiri Mutton Recipe:

To prepare this recipe, you just need to add minced mutton in a pressure cooker with water, salt, cardamom, garlic, fennel, cinnamon. Pressure cook it until 2-3 hissing sounds or cook it slowly for 45 minutes. Once done, separate the bones from the meat.

Now add the rice water paste into this mixture and sauté. Then add milk in it to give it a thicker consistency. Now put the pressure cooker back on the heat and add the rice flour paste and keep stirring the mixture. Add the milk and cook again until the curry thickens and becomes more fragrant. Kashmiri harissa is ready to be savored!

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Ps: The key to this recipe is patience. The longer you wait, the better the results.

This Kashmiri delicacy requires quite a few ingredients to prepare at home. Give it a try and tell us how you, your friends and family liked it.


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