How to make Kaala Mutton -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Green chutney (हरी चटनी)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Kaala Mutton

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Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kaala Mutton Recipe

  • Mutton cut into bite sized pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Green chutney ½ cup

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Oil 5 tablespoons

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardamoms 3-4

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Black peppercorns 4-5

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 tablespoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 3-4

  • Dried coconut ( khopra) grated ½ cup

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Potatoes peeled and cubed 2 medium

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Put mutton in a bowl, add turmeric powder, salt, yogurt and green chutney, mix and set aside to marinate for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Put mutton with the marinade in a pressure cooker. Add ½ the sliced onion and mix well. Add 1 cup water, mix, cover and cook on high heat for 1 whistle. Reduce heat and cook for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a shallow non-stick pan. Add coriander seeds, poppy seeds, cardamoms, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns, fennel seeds and dried red chillies and sauté till fragrant.

Step 4

Add remaining sliced onion and sauté till onion turns a dark brown. Add dried coconut and sauté till brown. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Grind the roasted mixture with some water to a coarse paste.

Step 6

Heat remaining oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add bay leaf and caraway seeds and sauté till fragrant.

Step 7

Add garlic and ginger and sauté for a minute. Add chopped onion and sauté till light brown.

Step 8

Add potatoes and mix well. Add some water, mix, cover and cook on low heat for 2 minutes or till the potatoes are half done. Add cooked mutton, mix, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 9

Add the ground paste and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 2 minutes. Add tamarind pulp, mix well, cover and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 10

Serve hot garnished with a coriander spring.

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