An acquired taste – Lamb Trotters

Lamb Trotters (Paya)
Stage 1

image112 lamb Trotters
To clean soak in salty hot water for a while

Rinse them
Sprinkle flour & salt , scrape scrub or give them a pedicure in human terms.
Remove all callous, hair etc
Soak again in hot boiling water adding salt which will disinfect the trotters.
I did this procedure at least 3 times then giving a final rinse.

Stage 2
In a pressure cooker add water and the following ingredients
Chopped Onions
Green Chillies
Ginger/ garlic
And finally the lamb trotters
Close lid tight and bring to boil    40 -60 minutes once the hissing has started

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 Stage 3

Fry sliced onions with cinnamon bark, cumin seeds , cloves ,peeper seeds and cardamon seeds
To this add chopped tomato, ginger/ garlic & tomato purée.
Then add turmeric, cumin, pepper garam masala powder and salt to taste.
Chopped coriander for garnish with lemon
Braise this mix until desired aroma and texture.

Add the boiled Paya with 2 tbs of oats and water .

Let this simmer until you have the desired consistency

Garnish with coriander and lemon

Bon appetite

image1 (2)image2 (2)   IMG_7705Ms Safirah Irani



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