Himachali Gosht Rara

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Himachali Gosht Rara
Main Ingredients Mutton, Mutton mince (keema)
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Mutton
Prep Time 1.30-2 hour
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Himachali Gosht Rara

  • 750 grams Mutton on bones, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 250 grams Mutton mince (keema)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 3-4 Green cardamoms
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1-2 Mace blade
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg powder
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 3 medium Onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 medium Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 4 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 3 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 1-2 Green chillies slit
  • to garnish Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons +


  1. Dry-roast cumin seeds, green cardamoms, cloves and blade mace in a non-stick pan till fragrant. Remove from heat, cool and grind to a fine powder.
  2. Take mutton on bones in a bowl. Add yogurt, 2 teaspoons ground powder, salt and nutmeg powder, mix and set aside to marinate for 1-2 hours.
  3. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add onion and sauté till light golden. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 30 seconds. Add marinated mutton, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes, mix and cook till soft and pulpy. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes or till the oil separates.
  5. Add mutton mince and green chillies, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add 3 cups water, mix, cover and cook on medium heat till 5-7 whistles.
  6. Let the pressure reduce completely, remove the cover, add coriander leaves and mix.
  7. Transfer in a serving bowl. Sprinkle some ground powder on top, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.