Crispy fried lamb flavoured with Kashmiri garam masala. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Lamb , Kashmiri Red Chilli powder
Cuisine Kashmiri
Course Main Course Mutton
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 51-60 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chokhta

  • 500 grams Lamb 1 inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Kashmiri Red Chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dry ginger powder (soonth)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ver (Kashmiri garam masala)


  1. Mix red chilli powder with two tablespoons of water and keep aside. Rub lamb pieces with salt, turmeric powder and asafoetida and leave to marinate for half an hour in the refrigerator. Heat oil in a wok, add marinated lamb with two cups of water and cover and cook for about thirty minutes on low heat stirring occasionally.
  2. Add red chilli water and ginger powder and cook further till the meat is tender and the oil surfaces on top. Cook uncovered for another ten minutes till all the juices dry and the lamb becomes crisp.
  3. Remove from heat and serve hot sprinkled with ver.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1510
Protein 92.5
Fat 126.5
Other Fiber Vitamin B12- 13mcg