Instant Pot Mutton Paya




2 lbs, Mutton Paya Legs(trotters)

Onion , 1 medium, diced

Green chillies, 5, sliced

Ginger garlic paste, 2 tbsp

Red chilli powder,2 tbsp

Turmeric, half teaspoon

Pepper powder, 1 tbsp

Salt, as per taste

Garam masala, 1 tbsp

Coriander powder, 1 tbsp

Cilantro leaves, 1 bunch, finely chopped , for garnish.

Oil, 10 tbsp.

Whole garam masala: (2/3 of each)



shahi jeera

cinnamon stick

bay leaves

************************ Directions: ************************

1.Turn on Saute mode to pre heat the liner.

2.Add the oil and wait for a minute for the oil to heat up.

3.Add the whole garam masala spices(cardamom, cumin, cinnamon, bay leaves) and green chillies.

4.Add Onions and saute for a few minutes

5.Add turmeric and ginger garlic paste. Stir well and saute till the onions turn transparent.

6.Add the chicken paya and mix well.

7.Add water till the meat is completely immersed and close the lid.

8.Turn on MEAT/STEW mode and set the timer to 15 minutes.

9.Do a QR and after the safety valve has dropped, open the lid.

10.Check if the meat is well cooked.It should ‘fall off the bone’.Pressure cook for a few more minutes if you think its not tender enough.

11.Switch to saute mode.Add red chili powder, pepper powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt.

12.Let is saute for 15 minutes

13.Garnish with cilantro/coriander leaves

14.Turn off IP. Serve hot! Goes well with yeast rolls(I use Sara Lee dinner rolls) and can also be consumed as a soup.

Serves 4 adults.


Paya is a meat stew typically made using the leg bones/trotter of a goat. This recipe shown in the video is the Hyderabadi Goat Paya, and its origins are in Mughal Cuisine from the 16th century. Please subscribe for updates! Hit ‘Like’ to support my work! ***********************************************************************

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