Colocasia is a tropical plant found in entire northeast India. Its every part is edible- leaves, flower, stem and roots. But Some may not like it. And some may be allergic to it. There are many varieties of colocasia found in this region. In this recipe I am using small colocasia plant's leaves with stems.
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• A bunch of Colocasia leaves with stems
• 500 gms mutton cut into pieces
• 1 onion chopped
• 1 tomato chopped
• 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
• 1/2 tbsp turmeric
• 1/2 tbsp cumin powder
• 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
• 1/2 tbs red chilli powder
• 1/2 tbsp black pepper
• 1/2 tbsp garam masala
• 3 tbsp mustard oil
• salt to taste
Wash colocasia leaves with stems under running water. Chop roughly and soak it in salty water for 10 minutes. Drain and again add 2 cups of water in a pan together with the colocasia leaves with stems . Boil it for 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
Wash mutton pieces under running water.
Heat mustard oil in a heavy bottom pot or in a pressure cooker. Fry mutton pieces until oil separates and mutton pieces turns light golden brown. Then add ginger-garlic paste and chopped onions. Fry for 2-3 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes. Cook until oil separates . Now add turmeric powder, cumin powder and coriander powder and red chilli powder . Mix well and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add salt and cook for few minutes.
Add 2 cups of water. Bring to boil. Close the cooker and cook until mutton became soft and tender. ( cook for 2-3 whistle)
Let the cooker open itself. Add boiled colocasia leaves with stems. Add pepper. Mix well. Add garam masala . Cook for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat. Serve hot with steamed rice.