Mutton Jalfrezi

An Indo-Chinese mutton stir-fry cooked in a spicy sauce. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Mutton Jalfrezi

Main Ingredients Boneless mutton, Salt
Cuisine Indo-Chinese
Course Main Course Mutton
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Mutton Jalfrezi

  • 500 grams Boneless mutton cut into cubes
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 4 Green cardamoms
  • 4 Cloves
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 medium Onion sliced
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic minced
  • 4-5 Green chillies roughly chopped
  • 1 medium Onion diced
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1 medium Green capsicum diced
  • 1 medium Tomato diced
  • 1 inch Ginger juliennes
  • for garnis coriander leaves Finely chopped


  1. Put mutton in a bowl, add salt, some cinnamon, cardamoms and cloves. Rub them over the meat.
  2. Put in a pressure cooker along with 2 cups water and pressure cook till half done.
  3. Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add remaining spices and sliced onion and sauté till brown. Cool and grind with yogurt to smooth paste.
  4. Heat remaining oil in a another non-stick pan, add garlic, chillies and diced onion and sauté for a minute. Add ground paste and add mutton and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and coriander powder and mix well.
  6. Add capsicum and tomato, ginger juliennes and mix well. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.