Black Mutton Recipe - Mutton cooked with well roasted and powdered spices that make it appear black.

This recipe is contributed by Member Mrs.jyotsna solanki.

Main Ingredients : Mutton, Lemon juice

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course_Mutton

Black Mutton

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.

Black Mutton Recipe - how to make Black Mutton


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : High


  • Mutton cut into 1 cm pieces 250 grams

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion roasted 1 medium

  • Garlic roasted 5-6 cloves

  • Black peppercorns roasted 10-12

  • Cloves roasted 1-2

  • Coriander seeds roasted 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds roasted 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Marinate the mutton with lemon juice, salt and black pepper powder and set aside for half an hour.

Step 2

Meanwhile make a fine paste of onion and garlic. Grind the black peppercorns, cloves, coriander seeds and cumin seeds to a fine powder.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add the onion-garlic apste and saute for two minutes. Add the spice mixture and mix well.

Step 4

Add the marinated mutton, salt and a cup of water, cover and cook on low heat till the mutton is tender. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.