Thursday, December 9, 2010

Kunna (A Delicious Chinioti Dish, Punjab, Pakistan) چنیوٹی کنّا

Kunna (A Delicious Chinioti Dish, Punjab, Pakistan)

Kunna is a very famous and popular dish of  a small town Chiniot   of Faisal abad city of Punjab Pakistan.  It is speciality dish in Five Star Hotels. Kunna is a Small earthenware pot (matti ki handi) in local language.


  • Mutton with bones                1 Kg
  • Oil                1 cup
  • Onion Chopped     2-3 Nos. Medium Size
  • Garlic crushed   1 medium pod
  • Ginger  crushed  1 medium pod
  • Wheat flour 2-3 tea spoon
  • Spices: Paprika powder 1 and 1/2 teaspoon, Coriander powder 1 teaspoon, Salt to taste, Cumin seed whole 1 teaspoon,  Garam Masala 1 teaspoon,  Caraway 1 teaspoon, Black pepper corn whole 10 nos.

Cooking Procedure

  • 1. In a large earthenware pot (Handi Matti ki) or any metallic pot add meat, garlic ginger and cook for 1-3 minutes then add water 1/4 cup and onion and spices except  flour,caraway and garam masala.
  • 2. Cook on low heat till meat is tender, Then add oil and stir fry.
  • 3. Now mix wheat flour in 1/4 cup of water and add to it and cook on low flame for further 10-15 minutes.  At last sprinkle caraway and garam masala and simmer for 5-10  minutes.
  • Delicious Kunna is ready Serve with Naan/ Roti( Pakistani Bread) or with fried Rice.