How to make Mutton Rogan Josh -

Mutton rogan josh is a world famous Indian delicacy which is native to Kashmir. The signature Kashmiri non-vegetarian recipe is really palate pleasing especially with the blend of exotic spices, cashew and tomato puree.

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Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Mutton Rogan Josh

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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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mutton Rogan Josh Recipe

  • Boneless mutton cut into 1 inch pieces 600 grams

  • Oil 1/2 cup

  • Cloves 5

  • Green cardamoms 4-5

  • Fennel seeds 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Medium onions sliced 3

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Fennel powder 5 teaspoons

  • Green cardamom powder 5 teaspoons

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 2 tablespoons

  • Yogurt whisked 1 cup

  • Roasted chana powder 1/4 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger cut into thin strips 2 inches + to garnish

  • Fresh coriander sprig to garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cloves, green cardamoms, fennel seeds, onions and salt, mix and sauté till well browned. Add ginger-garlic paste, 4 teaspoons fennel powder, 4 teaspoons green cardamom powder and Kashmiri red chilli powder, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 2

Add boneless mutton pieces, mix well and sauté till lightly browned. Add yogurt and mix well and sauté till oil separates.

Step 3

Add 2 cups of water and mix well. Put the lid of the cooker on and cook under pressure till pressure is released 3-4 times (3-4 whistles) or for around 25 minutes.

Step 4

Open the lid when the pressure reduces completely. Strain the mixture into a deep non-stick pan through a strainer. Remove the mutton pieces and place on a plate. Transfer the remaining residue in the strainer into a blender jar, add some of the strained stock and blend till smooth.

Step 5

Add this to the strained liquid and mix well. Rinse the blender jar with a little water and add to the pan.

Step 6

Keep the pan on heat and bring the mixture to a boil. Mix roasted chana powder with 4 tablespoons water and whisk till smooth. Add this mixture to the mutton gravy and mix well.

Step 7

Add remaining green cardamom powder, coriander leaves, ginger strips, cinnamon powder and remaining fennel powder, mix well, cover the pan and simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 8

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with ginger strips and a coriander sprig and serve hot.

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