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Spicy Mutton Soup Recipe

Spicy Mutton Soup Recipe

Spicy Mutton Soup Recipe

Ingredients :

    • Mutton – 1 kg, fatty streaks removed and cut into 2.5-cm cubes
    • Water – 2.5 litres
    • Cinnamon stick – 5-cm length
    • Cloves – 8
    • Star anise – 2
    • White peppercorns – 1 tsp
    • Coriander seeds – 1/2 tsp
    • Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp
    • Cumin seeds – 1/tsp
    • Salt – 2 tsp
    • Shallots – 8, peeled, sliced and crisp-fried
    • Garlic – 3 cloves, peeled and crisp-fried
    • Spring onions (scallions) – 2, chopped

Method :

    1. Put mutton and water in a pot and bring to the boil.
    2. Lightly crush spices and tie up securely in a piece of muslin. Drop spice bag into boiling soup. Lower heat and simmer gently for 2 hours until meat is tender.
    3. Skim off scum and add salt. Serve hot, garnished with fried shallots and garlic and spring onions.

Preparation time : 20 minutes
Cooking time : 2 hours 15 minutes
Serves 8