How to make Anjeer Gosht - Figs add their own special flavour and taste to this delightful mutton curry.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Dried figs , Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Anjeer Gosht

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Badami Gosht, Hariyali Gosht, Lasagna Cupcake, Burrah Masaledaar.

Anjeer Gosht Recipe Card

Anjeer Gosht

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Anjeer Gosht Recipe

  • Dried figs soaked 15

  • Boneless mutton cut into 1 inch pieces 600 grams

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 3

  • Onions finely chopped 2 large

  • Ginger chopped 2 inch piece

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cashewnut powder 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Fresh cream optional 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cinnamon, caraway seeds, dried red chillies and onions and saute. Drain and roughly chop figs.

Step 2

When onions soften, add ginger and mutton and mix well. Add green chillies, coriander powder, red chilli powder and mix well. Continue to saute.

Step 3

Add 1 cup water and mix. Add cashewnut powder and mix well. Add figs, salt, garam masala powder and mix well.Add yogurt and mix.

Step 4

Cover the cooker with the lid and cook under pressure till 2-3 whistles are given out. Reduce heat and cook for ½ hour. Once done you can add cream if you so wish. Serve hot.

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