Aloo Gosht

Flavourful mutton and potato curry This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Aloo Gosht

Main Ingredients Medium potatoes (aloo), Mutton (gosht)
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Main Course Mutton
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Aloo Gosht

  • 2 Medium potatoes (aloo) peeled and cubed
  • 750 grams Mutton (gosht) 1 inch pieces cut on the bone
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 2-3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Black peppercorns
  • 5-6 Green cardamoms
  • 8-10 Cloves
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 Large Onion finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 Green chillies slit
  • 1 Medium tomato finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2-3 tablespoons Yogurt
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • to garnish Fresh coriander sprig


  1. Heat ghee and oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and let seeds change colour. Add peppercorns, cardamoms, cloves and bay leaves, mix and sauté well.
  2. Add onion, mix and sauté till translucent. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and cook for a minute.
  3. Add green chillies and mutton pieces and mix. Add tomato, mix and cook till it turns soft and pulpy.
  4. Add chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and mix well. Add yogurt and mix.
  5. Add salt and sufficient water and stir to mix. Add potatoes, mix, cover and pressure cook till the pressure is released 5-6 times.
  6. Remove cover once pressure is reduced completely, add garam masala powder and coriander leaves, mix well and simmer for a minute.
  7. Garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.