Pakistan, India, Bangladesh – Mutton Paya (Trotters) – Street Food

By Usama Tariq


Mutton Paya (Trotters) is a traditional food in Pakistan. It is made with goat legs. Why are so numerous individuals anxious of goat meat? I fair don’t get it! In case you’re, then I trust you’ll believe me and provide this goat curry an attempt. This delicious dish served at many restaurants as a breakfast, you can served it with chapatti. More peoples of Pakistan made it at own home and served in some event, festival and gathering etc. I hope when you will try this epic recipe you will not forget this again. So here is the recipe in easiest way of cooking.

Origin of dish

The Mutton Paya started from the amalgamation of South and Central Asian cooking. It was known as Pacha in Central Asia. Along these lines, Mutton Paya got to be well known all over present-day in Asian countries like. India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.


  • Ghee – ½ cup
  • Onion (grinded) – 2
  • Garlic – 1 ½ tsp
  • Ginger – 1 tsp
  • Trotters – 6
  • Red Chili Powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Salt – 2 tsp or to taste
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Yogurt – 1 cup
  • Water 6-7 cups
  • Whole Spice Powder – ½ tsp
  • Fresh Coriander (for garnishing)
  • Green chilies (For Garnishing)
  • Ginger (Julienne) (For Garnishing)
  • Lemon Juice – 1 tsp

Method of Cooking

  • First we should wash trotters and get it clean before cooking.
  • Bring a large frying pan, put ghee in it and let’s heated it.
  • Then put grinded onion and frying until its color seems like light brown.
  • Include ginger and garlic paste and cooking to 2 – 3 minutes.
  • Add trotters in the pan and mix it well after adding then fry it for 1 – 2 minutes.
  • After that add red chili powder, salt as required and turmeric powder and cooking for almost 5 minutes.
  • Include yogurt and blend well until oil separates.
  • Now do level of flame low and add 6 to 7 cup of water into it and cover it.
  • Leave it for 3 – 4 hours until trotters are soft.
  • Include entirety spice powder and put it on stew for 10 minutes or until wanted consistency.
  • Let garnish it with fresh coriander or green chilies if you wanted.
  • Your MUTTON PAYA (Trotters) is ready to eat with chapatti or rice anything you like.

Total time required

  • Preparation/Cooking time: 4 – 5 Hours
  • Serving: 5 – 6 Persons.

Nutritional Value

  • Calories: 93 k cal
  • Fat: 8 g (17%)
  • Protein: 19 g (40%)

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