Badami Gosht

Marinated mutton cooked with whole spices, onion, ginger, garlic, coconut milk and flavoured with almond paste.

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Main Ingredients Mutton, Coconut milk
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Mutton
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Badami Gosht

  • 1/2 Mutton blanched
  • 500 grams Coconut milk
  • 8-10 strands Saffron (kesar)
  • 2 cups Yogurt
  • 2 cups Caraway seeds (shahi jeera)
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 2 Stick Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green cardamom seeds
  • 6 Cloves
  • 3 large Onions chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 2 cups Coconut milk


  1. Add one third cup hot water to saffron strands and keep aside.
  2. Mix yogurt, caraway seeds, salt and saffron in a bowl.
  3. Add mutton and marinate for thirty minutes.Heat ghee in a non stick pan.
  4. Add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves. Sauté for one minute.
  5. Add onions, ginger, garlic and sauté till onions are golden brown.
  6. Remove the mutton pieces from the marinade and add to the pan. Sauté for six to eight minutes.
  7. Add half cup water, almond paste, chilli flakes to the marinade. Sauté for ten minutes.
  8. Add coconut milk, simmer and cook till the mutton is tender.
  9. Remove the whole spices at the time of serving and serve hot.