How to make Dhaniya Adraki Champe - Mutton chops marinated with ginger and coriander leaves, seared and baked.

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Main Ingredients : Mutton chops (मटन चाप), Fresh coriander leaves (ताज़ा हरा धनिया)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Dhaniya Adraki Champe Recipe Card

Dhaniya Adraki Champe

Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

For more recipes related to Dhaniya Adraki Champe checkout Mutton Chops Chinese Style. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Brown Bread Apple And Cheese Toast, American Sev Puri, Phal-Subz Seekh, Green Moong Waffles.

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dhaniya Adraki Champe Recipe

  • Mutton chops 500 grams

  • Fresh coriander leaves ½ small bunch

  • Ginger 2 inches

  • Raw papaya ? small

  • Fresh spinach leaves (palak) 10-12

  • Green chillies 2

  • Yogurt ½ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for searing

  • Butter for basting

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnishing

  • Lemon wedges for garnishing


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC.

Step 2

Roughly chop raw papaya with skin and place in a grinder jar. Add spinach leaves, roughly chopped ginger, broken green chillies and roughly chopped coriander leaves and grind into a fine paste using little water.

Step 3

Place the ground paste in a bowl. Add yogurt and whisk well. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Add gram flour and mix. Add vinegar and mix. Add oil and mix well. Add mutton chops, mix well and refrigerate overnight.

Step 4

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan. Add marinated mutton chops and sear till golden from both the sides.

Step 5

Place seared mutton chops on a baking tray. Put the tray in preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes. Baste with butter after 15 minutes and bake till done.

Step 6

Serve hot garnished with coriander sprigs and lemon wedge.