How to make Aab Gosht -

Hot and spicy curry - mutton cooked with chana dal, green chillies and coconut milk.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Green chillies (हरी मिर्च )

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Aab Gosht

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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.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Aab Gosht Recipe

  • Boneless mutton 1/2 inch cubes 500 grams

  • Green chillies 8

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Garlic 5-6 cloves

  • Coconut scraped 1/2 cup

  • Oil 1/4 cup

  • Onions chopped 4 medium

  • Tomatoes chopped 3 medium

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin powder 2 teaspoons

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 1/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Slit four green chillies and grind the rest to a fine paste with ginger and garlic. Add a cup of warm water to scraped coconut and leave aside for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 2

Strain and squeeze to extract coconut milk. Heat oil in a pan, add onions and fry till transparent. Add the tomatoes, ginger- garlic-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, salt and mutton. Stir and cook till mutton is well browned.

Step 3

Add a cup of water and pressure cook for two whistles and switch off the heat. Open cooker and add garam masala powder, black pepper powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and chana dal.

Step 4

Continue to cook for three to four minutes. Add coconut milk and cook, covered, till mutton is tender. Garnish with slit green chillies. Serve hot.

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