Kashmiri Dish Rista Recipe

Rista may be a popular Kashmiri Cuisine which takes tons of efforts to organize but it’s all worthwhile you'll have had meat balls or kebabs, Rista is simply like that, but softer and tastier. to organize these you needMinced meat (Keema), but to organize Rista, you'd require to form them even finer minced meat.

To prepare these you need Minced meat (Keema), but to organize Rista, you'd require to form them even finer minced meat.

For this you need a special Wooden hammer and wooden log to process the meat into Mince the meat. What the Wooden hammer does is, it makes the meat very fine.
Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Mutton1/2 kg
Ginger1/2 inch pieces
Green Chilli8-9
Coriander leaves1 bunch
Garlic7-8 cloves
Cumin Seeds1 teaspoon
Cardamom brown1
Cardamom green4
Bay leaf2-3 no
Black Pepper6 no
Nutmega small pinch
Red chilli powder1 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder1/4 teaspoon
Coriander powder1 teaspoon
Saltas needed
1. Take the boneless mutton and mince the mutton using the Wooden hammer as shown below in picture. it's getting to take a whileso roll in the hay until the meat seems likeHalwa. While you're doing all this, try removing all the fat lines you get within themutton. We only need flesh for this.
2. Now grind ginger, garlic and green chilly without adding the water. Take minced mutton during a bowl or plate, add grind chilly, coriander leaves, salt and fried onion.
3. Mix it well to form the round balls approximately 3 inches in diameter.
4. Put the round balls in kadhai /pan and cook covered on slow heat till 10 minutes.
5. Now heat the oil in non stick pan and deep fry the cooked balls and keep it aside.
6. For the gravy, Heat the pan with oil, add onion and cook on medium heat till onions are light golden brown. Now grind ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, cardamom brown and green, pepper and nutmeg.
Add this grind spices in fried onion, add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, bay leaf, tomato and salt. Cook till oil shows separately. Now add fried round balls in the garvy and 1 cup water. Cook covered on medium heat till 5 minutes. Rista is ready and serve hot with Chapatti or rice.
7. Enjoy!!