Rogan Josh Recipe - This delicious mutton curry is perhaps the most famous of Kashmiri dishes.

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Main Ingredients : Mutton, Oil

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Main Course_Mutton

Rogan Josh

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.

Rogan Josh Recipe - How to make Rogan Josh


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Mutton cut into 1½ inch pieces800 grams

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida 11/4 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon 2 one-inch

  • Cloves 6-8

  • Ratanjot 4-6 inch pieces

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Black cardamoms 4

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Fennel seed (saunf) powder 2 teaspoons

  • Dry ginger powder (soonth) 1 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt,whisked 1 cup


Step 1

Heat oil in a thick-bottomed pan. Add asafoetida, cinnamon, cloves, black peppercorns and black cardamoms. Sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add lamb pieces and cook on medium heat, stirring constantly till lamb pieces turn a nice reddish brown colour. This may take twelve to fifteen minutes.

Step 3

Sprinkle a little water and continue cooking for twelve to fifteen minutes more on low heat. Make sure to stir constantly and scrape all the sediments from the bottom of the pan. Add Kashmiri red chilli powder, fennel powder, dry ginger powder, coriander powder and salt.

Step 4

Add yogurt and two cups of water. Cook, covered, till lamb is tender, stirring occasionally. Serve hot.