Hyderabadi marag
Alternative namesMutton stew
Place of originIndia
Main ingredientsMutton with bones, Indian spices

Hyderabadi marag or marag is a spicy mutton soup served as a starter in Hyderabad, India and part of Hyderabadi cuisine. It is prepared from tender mutton with bone.[1][2] It is thin soup.[3] The soup has become one of the starters at Hyderabadi weddings.


The ingredients include those locally available such as mutton with bone, onions, cashew nuts, curd, coconut powder, boiled milk, cream, ginger-garlic paste, salt, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper powder, green chillies, etc.

See also


  1. ^ Sajjad Shahid. "Biryani, Haleem & more on Hyderabad's menu". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 6 November 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  2. ^ "US Consul General floored by 'Arabi daf'". The Hindu. 1 December 2010. Archived from the original on 19 January 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  3. ^ Bilquis Jehan Khan. "A Song of Hyderabad". thefridaytimes.com. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2012.