Paya is a traditional food from the Indian Subcontinent.
Paya is a soup made with Lamb or Mutton trotters. Paya means leg in Hindi.
It is also served at various festivals and gatherings, or made for special guests. Paya
is served for breakfast or brunch and is served with bread or Naan.
- 5 lbs Paya
- 10 cloves
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 6 cardamom
- 1 tsp cumin
- 2 lbs sliced onions
- 1.5 lbs tomatoes
- 1 tbsp chopped garlic
- 1 tbsp chopped ginger
- 2 jalepino chopped
- 1 tsp chilli powder
- 2 tbsp dhana jeera
- 1/2 tsp haldi
- 1 can tomato puree(6 oz)
- 2 tsp salt
- juice of lemon/lime
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1 tsp garam masala
- Rinse paya in cold water and put it in a large saucepan with 4 cups of water. When it starts to boil, remove it from the heat, drain it and rinse the paya. Return it in the saucepan.
- Add the rest of the ingredients, add 5 lt of water and bring it to boil, lower the temperature to med, and cook it for an hour, to till everything starts to fall apart.
- Add lemon juice,
- Sprinkle it with cilantro and garam masala before serving.
Serve it with french bread/naan.
You can slow cook the paya in a preheated 350 degree the oven for 2 hrs.
Bring the paya to a boil. drain, and rinse it. Add the rest of the ingredients and pressure cook for 40 minutes
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I use Nasim’s recipe often. I am going to make paya for my family and her recipe is easy . I have had good results with several of her recipes