How to make Dum Gosht -

Mutton cubes marinated in spiced yogurt and pressure-cooked with spices .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course Mutton


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Dum 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 : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dum Gosht Recipe

  • Mutton 1 1/2 inch pieces on the bone 800 grams

  • Yogurt

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Ghee 1/4 cup

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Black cardamom 1

  • Green cardamoms 5

  • Cloves 5

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Mace 1/2 blade

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Garlic chopped 7-9 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 1 1/2 inch piece

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies chopped 3-4

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Take yogurt in a bowl. Add mutton, salt and one teaspoon of red chilli powder. Mix well and keep aside for an hour. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add bay leaf, black cardamom, green cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and mace and sauté.

Step 2

When the whole garam masala crackles, add onions and sauté for four to five minutes. Add garlic, ginger, coriander powder, green chillies, remaining red chilli powder and turmeric powder and sauté.

Step 3

Add marinated mutton and mix. Add kasoori methi and coriander leaves. Mix. Add one cup of water. Cover with the lid and cook for two whistles.

Step 4

Lower heat and cook for ten to fifteen minutes. Open the lid when the pressure has fully reduced.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.