Mutton Rezala Recipe | How to Cook Delicious Food Easily at Home

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Mutton (meat from mature sheep) is a delicious meat item.  The rezala is a spicy favorite recipe among the food lovers in South East Asia and also in many other countries. I prefer a mutton rezala recipe during family parties and on special occasions like EID (Muslim holy festivals), wedding party, top official party, etc as a customary menu. This recipe is an excellent choice for a special guest and a special occasion. I assure you that your guest or family members will like this food very much and that will make you happy.

The cooking of mutton rezala is an art, which usually expert chefs do. It also requires a good number of special spices to make this item yummy. Ingredients are available in all super shops. Here I give you the recipe as much as easy so you can cook the tasty food easily at home.

If you have a problem with high cholesterol, I advise you to take a small amount of mutton. I don’t want to deprive you of the yummy and delicious mutton recipe.

Preparation time45 minutes
Cooking time40-45 minutes
Total time1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients for mutton rezala recipe

  • 1 kg mutton
  • ¼ cup  clarified butter (ghee)
  • 1 cup onion, sliced
  • 1 cup onion paste
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon screw pine (Kewra) water
  • 8 pieces of green chili
  • 1 pinch orange food color
  • 4 pieces cinnamon
  • 4 pieces cardamom
  • ¼ teaspoon food color (Orange)


  • Cut the mutton pieces into big size like 2×2 inch sizes.
Lamb curry
  • Wash the mutton pieces and rinse it very well.
  • Add onion paste, ginger paste, garlic paste, cinnamon, cardamom, yogurt, and salt to the mutton.
Mutton Rezala
Mutton with masala
  • Marinate the mutton for 30 minutes.
Mutton Recipe
Marinated mutton
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry onion until golden brown. Keep the fried onion (Onion beresta) aside. It called onion beresta.
  • Put oil and ghee together in a non-stick cooking pan on the burner over medium heat.
  • Add the marinated mutton to the oil.
Mutton Curry
First step of cooking mutton
  • Cover with a lid and cook over medium heat for 20-30 minutes.
  • Or cook until the mutton is tender.
  • Add milk, sugar, green chili, screw pine (Kewra) water, fried onion (beresta), and food color to the tendered mutton.
  • Stir it and keep it for another 10 minutes over medium heat.
  • After 10 minutes, keep it over a low beam for another 5 minutes.
  • You will find a pleasant smell from rezala that will make you hungry for eating the mutton rezala. The color of the mutton rezala is so attractive that you will want to taste it immediately.
  • Yummy! Yummy!  Mutton rezala is ready to serve.
  • Serve the rezala with pulao or biryani or tortilla.
Mutton Bhuna
Mutton Rezala

If you like my mutton rezala recipe, please shares this recipe with your family and friends. I love to cook and like to share my delicious food recipes with my beloved friends.

*Happy Cooking*

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