Paya Recipe

Paya Recipe
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Paya is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Paya by following this easy recipe.
Paya Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 5.5 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 dozen Goat Legs
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 8 Cloves
  • 6 Whole Elakas
  • 1 inch piece of Pattai
  • 2 Onions (minced)
  • 2 Green Chilies (minced)
  • 10 Mint Leaves (minced)
  • Few Coriander Leaves (minced)
  • 2 Tomatoes (chopped)
  • ½ Coconut (grated)
  • 1½ tbsp Poppy Seeds
  • Oil (as required)
  • Lime Juice

    For The Paste:
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 10 Garlic Cloves
  • 3 Green Chilies
  • Few Coriander Leaves
  • 1 tsp cooked Sombu
How to make Paya:
  • Grind all the ingredients to make the paste.
  • Combine coconut and poppy seeds with water and grind to a fine paste.
  • Place meat with turmeric powder, salt, and water in a pressure cooker and cook for 1 hour on low flame.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry pattai, cloves, and elakas.
  • Stir in onions, green chilies, and mint leaves. Fry until the onions turn golden brown.
  • Add the prepared ginger paste and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Mix in coconut and cook on low flame.
  • Put tomatoes and simmer until soft.
  • Add the lamb and its liquid to the tomato mixture. Cook on high flame for 10 minutes or until the mixture gets thick.
  • Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice.
  • Decorate with coriander leaves and serve hot with chapattis.