How to make Kosha Mangsho -

Mutton delicacy from West Bengal, meat pieces cooked with spices on simmer till tender

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Mustard oil (सरसों का तेल)

Cuisine : Indian, Bengali

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Kosha Mangsho

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Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kosha Mangsho Recipe

  • Mutton , cut into 1 inch pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Mustard oil 3 tablespoons

  • Potatoes , peeled and quartered 2 medium

  • Onion , chopped 1 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies , slit 3

  • Fresh tomato puree 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves , chopped 1 tablespoon+ for garnish

  • Luchi

  • Refined flour dough 200 grams

  • Oil to grease to deep fry


Step 1

Heat mustard oil in a deep non-stick pan till it smokes, add potatoes and fry till they turn a light brown.

Step 2

Add onion, mix and sauté for a minute. Cover and cook till onion turns golden brown.

Step 3

Take mutton pieces in a large bowl, add salt, cumin powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, ginger-garlic paste and turmeric powder, mix well and keep the bowl in the refrigerator to marinate for 1 hour if you have the time.

Step 4

Add the marinated mutton to the pan and mix well.Add green chillies,mix, cover and cook on low heat for 8-10 minutes.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 6

Add tomato puree and mix well. Add salt, cover and cook on low heat for 50-60 minutes or till mutton is fully done.

Step 7

Divide the dough into small portions. Grease a worktop with some oil and roll out each portion into small luchis.

Step 8

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Slide in the luchis, one at a time, and deep-fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 9

Add coriander leaves to the mutton and mix well.

Step 10

Transfer the mutton into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with luchis.

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