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Almond mutton  Recipe

Rich and flavourful - mutton cooked with spices and almond paste.

This recipe is contributed by Member Pamela Basu.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Almond mutton

Main Ingredients

Almonds, Mutton




Main Course_Mutton

Level Of Cooking



  • Almonds
  • Mutton cut into 1 inch cubes
    1 kilogram
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Yogurt
    500 grams
  • Ghee
    400 grams
  • Green cardamom
  • Cinnamon
    2 piece
  • Cloves
  • Onions finely chopped
    4 medium
  • Ginger-garlic paste
    5 tablespoons
  • Cumin powder
    2 teaspoons
  • Red chilli powder
    3 teaspoons
  • Green chilli paste
    2 teaspoons
  • Coconut milk
    3 cups
  • coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons


Step 1

Blanch, peel and grind twelve almonds to a fine paste with sufficient water. Chop remaining almonds.

Step 2

Marinate mutton with salt, half of the turmeric powder and yogurt. Set aside for four hours.Heat ghee in a non stick pan.

Step 3

Add cardamom, cinnamon, cloves. Sauté for thirty seconds. Add onions and sauté till golden brown.

Step 4

Add ginger- garlic paste and sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 5

Add cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, green chilli paste, remaining turmeric powder and sauté for a minute.

Step 6

Add marinated mutton and sauté for fifteen minutes. Add one cup water. Cook for ten minutes.

Step 7

Add coconut milk and cook till mutton is almost done and dry.

Step 8

Add almond paste and cook for a minute more.

Step 9

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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