Saffron Qorma Recipe

Saffron Qorma is a traditional Pakistani dish which cooked on special occasions. Saffron and spices really shine in this classic mutton dish. Slow cooking in broth and saffron creates a flavorful gravy. Check it out the Saffron Qorma recipe here!!

[one_third] Prep Time: 30 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 60  minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 4 [/one_third_last]


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  • 1 tsp saffron, soaked in 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp ginger/garlic paste
  • 2 potatoes, cubed
  • 2 cups oil
  • 4 medium sized onions, sliced
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 4-5 cardamoms
  • 250 gms yogurt
  • 500 gms mutton
  • Salt to taste

For garnishing

  • Ginger slices
  • Coriander leaves
  • Green chillies

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 4 servings 

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Step 1

Marinate the mutton with yogurt and saffron.

Step 2

Heat oil in a wok and fry the potato cubes.

Step 3

In the same oil fry the onions. Take it out in a plate. Crush the fried onions and keep aside.

Step 4

Mix all the remaining ingredients with mutton and cook on low heat till the oil separates and meat is tender.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl. Add crushed onions and mix. Garnish with the ginger, green chilies and coriander. Saffron Qorma is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with naan or rice for a satisfying meal.

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