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Winter special Lamb Trotters soup Healthy Paya Soup Recipe मटन पाया का शोरबा

One of the most popular dishes for the colder months, Paya soup is super healthy too. Also popular as Lamb Trotters soup or Goat Trotters soup, here's the recipe how I learnt it.

40-50 minutes
Winter special Lamb Trotters soup Healthy Paya Soup Recipe मटन पाया का शोरबा Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Cleaning Paya

Water, पानी

2 tsp Vinegar, सिरका

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 kg Lamb Trotters cut into ½ inch pieces 2, पाया


For Soup

1 tbsp Oil, तेल

2 tbsp Ghee, घी

1 Bay leaf, तेजपत्ता

2 Green cardamom, हरी इलायची

2 Black cardamom, बड़ी इलायची

2 Cloves, लॉन्ग

5-6 Black peppercorns, काली मिर्च के दाने

2 large Onion, slice, प्याज

2 Green chillies, हरी मिर्च

½ inch Ginger, peeled, slice, अदरक

2-3 Garlic cloves, लहसुन

few Coriander stem, धनिया के डंठल

1 kg Lamb Trotters cut into ½ inch pieces 2, पाया

Curd Mixture, तैयार किया हुआ दही का मिश्रण

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

¼ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

3-4 cups Water, पानी


For Curd Mixture

⅓ cup Curd, beaten, दही

½ tbsp Coriander powder, धनिया पाउडर

½ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

½ tsp Degi red chilli powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर


For Tadka

2-3 tbsp Ghee, घी

2-4 Cloves, लॉन्ग

A pinch of asafoetida, हींग



For Garnish

1 inch Ginger, julienned, अदरक

2 Green chillies, without seeds, finely chopped, हरी मिर्च

Fried Onion, तला हुआ प्याज

Coriander stem, chopped, धनिया के डंठल

Lemon wedge, नींबू की फलियां

Mint sprig, पुदीना  पत्ता


For Cleaning Paya

  • In a sauce pot, add water, vinegar, salt to taste and let the water come to a roaring boil.
  • Add lamb trotters in it, and boil for two minutes.
  • Once the trotters are clean, switch off the flame.
  • Remove the trotters and keep aside for further use.


For Soup

  • Take a pressure cooker, add ghee, oil. Once it’s hot, add bay leaf, black peppercorns.
  • Add green cardamom, black cardamom, cloves and let it splutter well.
  • Add onion, garlic, ginger, green chilli and saute it well.
  • Once the onions turn pinkish in colour, add lamb trotters and saute them nicely til light brown in colour.
  • Now, add prepared curd mixture and mix it well.
  • Add salt to taste, turmeric powder, water and mix everything well.
  • After that, cover it with the lid and take four to five whistles on medium flame.
  • Once the paya is cooked well, turn off the flame.
  • Open the lid and strain the soup in a large bowl and keep aside for further use.
  • Now, pour the prepared tadka over the strain soup, add the lamb trotters and give it a stir.
  • Put the prepared soup again in the handi and cook for 5 minutes till it boils.
  • Transfer it into a soup bowl along with lamb trotters.
  • Garnish it with coriander stem, fried onion, ginger, lemon wedge, mint leaves and serve hot.


For Curd Mixture

  • In a bowl, add curd, coriander powder, turmeric powder, degi red chilli powder and mix well.
  • Keep aside for further use.


For Tadka

  • In a small pan, add ghee once it’s hot, add cloves, asafoetida, let it splutter well.


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