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

This recipe is contributed by Member Pamela Basu.

Main Ingredients : Almonds, Mutton

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course_Mutton

Almond mutton

Almond mutton Recipe - how to make Almond mutton


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Almonds 20

  • Mutton cut into 1 inch cubes1 kilogram

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 500 grams

  • Ghee 400 grams

  • Green cardamom 4

  • Cinnamon 2 piece

  • Cloves 6

  • Onions finely chopped4 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 chopped2 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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