Prepared in the Instant Pot for ease, this traditional Pakistani Goat Paya Curry/Mutton Trotters (Instant Pot) is packed full of warm flavors, and the goat meat is fall-off-the-bone tender. Serve it alongside steamed rice or naan to soak up all of the delicious gravy.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- What is Paya Curry?
- How long to cook the Paya for?
- How to cook Paya Curry?
- What to pair and serve with?
WHAT IS PAYA CURRY?
Goat Paya Curry/Mutton Trotters (Instant Pot) is infused with aromatic spices to enhance the flavors of the dish. This is an Instant Pot version. Pakistani Paya Curry is nostalgic dish for almost every Pakistani like Chicken Biryani, Nihari, and Mutton Korma (Qorma).
- If Paya curry isn't sticky after being cooked that's a major sign of something has gone wrong with cooking.
- Ask the butcher to clean all the hairs from trotters. Trotters should be very clean meaning hairless.
- Mutton trotters
- Red chili pepper
- Turmeric powder
- Ginger Garlic Paste
- Cumin seeds
- Cardamom pods
- Black peppercorns
- Olive oil
- Coriander Powder
- Garam Masala Powder
- Green pepper
- Fresh lemon juice
HOW LONG SHOULD PAYE BE COOKED FOR?
Normally, in an Instant Pot, add the goat and ingredients and pressure it for 15 minutes. However, in this recipe, since it's goat trotters (Mutton paye) should take 20 minutes in Instant Pot.
HOW TO COOK PAYA CURRY?
WHAT TO PAIR AND SERVE WITH?
Let's Make Paya Curry!!!
Goat Paya Curry/Mutton Trotters (Instant Pot)
- Instant Pot
- 4 cloves
- 5 black peppercorns
- 4 green cardamom pods
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 1 mace jivitri
- green pepper
- fresh lemon juice
- Make sure you wash all the trotters properly.
- Turn on the Instant pot, on sauté mode, add water and let it come to a boil.
- After it come to boil add in red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, and 3 tbsp ginger garlic paste.
- Now add in the trotters and cover the lid, hit the Pressure Cook setting and let it timer on for 20 minutes. (According to the IP or pressure cooker the timing may vary but the trotters should be fully cooked.)
- Vent the air out after 20 minutes make sure trotters are cooked.
- In a new pot on stovetop, on medium heat, add in oil let it heat up.
- Add in cumin seeds, green cardamom pods, black peppercorns, and cloves.
- Now add onion and sauté it until light brown.
- Add in yogurt and mix well.
- Add in ginger garlic paste and mix well.
- Add the coriander powder and mix well.
- Now add the gravy and trotter from the IP to the pot.
- Let it sauté it for 10 minutes on medium to low heat.
- Add garam masala and mix well.
- Now cover it and let it cook on 5 minutes on low.
- Garnish and serve it with a naan.