How to make Salli Gosht -

Mutton pieces cooked in spicy gravy served with potato salli. A popular recipe from the Parsi cuisine

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Potato salli (आलू सल्ली )

Cuisine : Parsi

Course : Main Course Mutton

For more recipes related to Salli Gosht checkout Mutton Curry, Haleem, Kadai Gosht Hussainee, Mutton Khichda . You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Aloo Gosht Shaan E Raan Andhra Mutton Curry Dal Keema

Salli Gosht

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Salli Gosht Recipe

  • Boneless mutton cut into 1/2 inch pieces 600 grams

  • Potato salli for garnish

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger 2 inches

  • Garlic 10-12 cloves

  • Dried red chillies soaked 608

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Medium onions chopped 2

  • Medium tomato chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried apricots soaked and drained 12

  • Jaggery grated 1 tablespoon

  • Malt vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Put cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, red chillies and a little water in a blender jar and blend into a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add onions and sauté until they turn light brown. Add tomatoes and salt, mix well and saute till they are pulpy.

Step 3

Add the ground paste, rinse the jar with 1 cup of water and add to the pan. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add ½ cup water and mix.

Step 4

Add mutton pieces, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add soaked apricots, mix well and cook for 1 minute. Add 1 cup water and mix. Cover the cooker and cook till the pressure is released 4 times.

Step 5

Open the lid of the cooker when the pressure settles completely. Add jaggery, malt vinegar and vinegar, mix well and cook till the jaggery melts.

Step 6

Transfer the mutton into a serving bowl, garnish with potato salli and serve hot.

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