How to make Dal Gosht - SK Khazana -

Mutton cooked with mixed grams and some Indian masalas

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Split Bengal gram (chana dal) (चने की दाल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Dal Gosht - SK Khazana

Dal Gosht - SK Khazana Recipe Card


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 : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dal Gosht - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Boneless mutton cut into 1 inch pieces 500 grams

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked for 25 minutes and drained 1/4 cup

  • Split pigeon peas (tuvar dal) soaked for 25 minutes and drained 1/4 cup

  • Split red lentils (masoor dal) soaked for 25 minutes and drained 2-4 tablespoons

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Large onion finely chopped 1

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Medium tomatoes finely chopped 2

  • Green chillies slit 1-2

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds and when it changes colour, add onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 2

Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and cumin powder, mix well and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 3

Add garam masala powder and 1 tablespoon coriander leaves and mix well. Add split Bengal gram, split pigeon peas and split red lentils and mix.

Step 4

Add tomatoes, salt and mutton pieces, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Cover with a lid and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Add 2½ cups water and green chillies and mix well. Cover the cooker and cook under pressure on medium heat till 5-6 whistles are released. Open the lid when the pressure settles completely.

Step 6

Remove only the mutton pieces into a bowl with a slotted spoon and blend the split grams with an electric hand blender till you get a smooth mixture.

Step 7

Place the cooker back on heat, add mutton pieces, remaining coriander leaves and lemon juice, mix and cook till the mixture boils.

Step 8

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot with hot steamed rice.

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