Zayed Khan’s Red Mutton Masala Chops and Bangalori Dal

Ingredients for the Mutton Chops

  • 1 kg Mutton Chops
  • 2 tsp of Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp of Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 1 Lemon
  • Salt according to taste

Ingredients for the Bangalori Dal

  • 2 Medium Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2 large onions (chopped)
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves
  • 4 to 5 Green Chilies
  • ¼ Coconut (crushed)
  • 1 tsp of Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp of Coriander Powder
  • ¼ Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp of Fenugreek or Cumin Powder
  • ½ cup of Tuwar Dal
  • ½ cup of Masoor Dal
  • 1 cup of Tamarind Water (imli)
  • A few Curry Leaves
  • A few cloves of Garlic
  • 3 Red Chilies
  • ½ tsp of Mustard Seeds
  • A small pinch of Asafoetida (hing)

Procedure for the Mutton Masala


  • To prepare Mutton Masala Chops, rinse them and add red chili powder, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste and salt.
  • Let them marinate for half an hour.
  • After that, cook them over the medium heat and add sufficient water to become soft.
  • Once the Mutton chops are cooked completely, then heat the oil in a pan or a wok (kadai).
  • Deep fry the chops, until, the color becomes deep red.
  • Finally, squeeze the lemon juice over them and serve.

Procedure for the Bangalori Dal


  • Fry the mixture of fenugreek or cumin powder along with Masoor dal and Tuwar dal on a hot griddle (tawa).
  • Put them in a cooker and add chopped tomatoes, onions, fresh coriander leaves, green chilies, crushed coconut, red chili powder, dry coriander powder and turmeric powder.
  • Boil them together in the pressure cooker, till the dal is cooked.
  • After that, mash the Dal and create a paste without forming no lumps.
  • Now, add tamarind water.
  • Take a separate pan and do tadka of some curry leaves, cloves of garlic, red chilies, mustard seeds, asafoetida and sliced onions.
  • Fried them properly for 1-2 minutes and immediately pour it into the dal mixture and cover it with the lid.
  • Banglori dal is ready, serve hot.