How to make Mutton Stew - Lightly spiced mutton cooked with coconut

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Mutton Stew

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.

For more recipes related to Mutton Stew checkout Mutton Curry, Hyderabadi Keema, Rogan Josh, Keema Bharta . You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Jowar Keema Khichdi, Tsarvan Olu, Kaala Mutton, Mangshor Curry.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Mutton Stew Recipe

  • Mutton 1inch pieces on the bone 800 grams

  • Potatoes 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Cloves 6

  • Black peppercorns 6-8

  • Coconut scraped 1 cup

  • Green chillies chopped 4

  • Garlic chopped 7-8 cloves

  • Lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions,finely chopped 3 medium

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 3 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Pressure-cook the mutton with three cups of water till four to five whistles. Drain the mutton pieces and keep the stock aside.

Step 2

Dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns and coconut till fragrant. Let it cool a little. Grind it to a fine paste with green chillies, garlic, lemon juice and a little water. Heat the oil in a deep non stick pan. Add the onions and sauté for two minutes.

Step 3

Add the ground paste and mix. Add the boiled mutton, two cups water, potato cubes and salt and mix. Let it simmer. Mix whole wheat flour with half a cup of water well ensuring there are no lumps. Add it to the mutton and cook for ten to fifteen minutes. Serve hot with steamed rice or with appam or with neer dosa.