Kata Kat or Takka Tak is one of the famous meat recipes in Pakistan. You can make this at home with the same taka tak sound 🙂 I have tried the recipe of COOKING WITH FAIZA. It was finger licking delicious.


Whole Black pepper 2 tbsp
Black Cardamom 5
Dried ginger powder1 tbsp
Mace/ Javtri1/2 tbsp
Poppy seeds1/2 tbsp
Whole coriander seeds1/4 cup
Cumin seeds1/2 cup
Green cardamom7
Clove/ laung1 tsp
Nutmeg/ jaifil1 tsp
Cinnamon stick3 pieces , 1 inch
Coriander powder1 tbsp


  • Grind all spices and store in an air tight jar.
  • You can store it for an year.
  • When needed, use according to your taste and requirement.


Goat Liver1/2 kg, chopped
Kidney2, washed and chopped
Goat Heart1 , chopped
Goat Brain2, cleaned, washed
Tomatoes 2 large, chopped
Onion1 medium, chopped
Yogurt1/2 cup
Kata kat masalato taste / 3 tsp
Red chili powder1 tsp
Saltto taste
Butter3-4 tbsp
Green chilies4
Green coriander leaves1/2 cup
Ginger 2 tbsp
Fenugreek leaves/ Qasori methi1 tbsp
Garlic fresh and grinded2 tbsp


  • In 2 cups of water mix garlic paste and prepare garlic water.
  • In a wide pan or tawa add kidney , liver and heart of goat with 1/4 cup garlic water. Cover with the lid till water dries.
  • Cook on low flame, add more garlic water if needed. Cook till meat tender.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and onion in it and cover again till soft. Now add Brain and cook till brain cook well. ( I have not used brain in my recipe )
  • Add green chilies Julien cut and mix well.
  • In a bowl mix kata kat masala, salt, red chili powder and yogurt. Mix well.
  • Add in meat and cook on high flame now. Use two rice spoons to do kata kat.
  • Cook till water dries. Now add butter and mix.
  • Add green coriander, green chilies, ginger Julien cut and qasori methi. Mix well.
  • Serve with Naans.
  • You can see video of this recipe here:


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