Black Mutton

Mutton cooked with well roasted and powdered spices that make it appear black.

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Main Ingredients Mutton, Black Peppercorns
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 Black Mutton

  • 250 grams Mutton cut into 1 cm pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Black Peppercorns
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 medium Onion roasted
  • 5-6 cloves Garlic roasted
  • 10-12 Black peppercorns roasted
  • 1-2 Cloves roasted
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander seeds roasted
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds roasted
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Marinate the mutton with lemon juice, salt and black pepper powder and set aside for half an hour.
  2. Meanwhile make a fine paste of onion and garlic. Grind the black peppercorns, cloves, coriander seeds and cumin seeds to a fine powder.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add the onion-garlic apste and saute for two minutes. Add the spice mixture and mix well.
  4. Add the marinated mutton, salt and a cup of water, cover and cook on low heat till the mutton is tender. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.