How to make Mutton Saag Wala -

This flavourful mutton curry is cooked with spinach puree – best served with naan or lachcha parantha

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Spinach (पालक)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Mutton Saag Wala

Mutton Saag Wala Recipe Card


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 : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mutton Saag Wala Recipe

  • Mutton cut into 2 inch pieces on the bone and cooked 750 grams

  • Spinach blanched and pureed 2 medium bunches

  • Mustard oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green cardamoms 3-4

  • Cinnamon 2 inches

  • Black peppercorns 8-10

  • Cloves 5-6

  • Large onion finely chopped 1

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Large tomato chopped 1

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Mutton stock 2 1/2 cups

  • Tata Sampann Garam Masala 1 teaspoon

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh cream 2 teaspoon to garnish

  • Lemon 1/2

  • Ginger strips to garnish

  • Small onion quartered 1

  • Lemon wedges to serve

  • Green chilli to serve


Step 1

Heat mustard oil in a non-stick deep pan till it begins to smoke. Reduce heat, add cumin seeds and let them change colour.

Step 2

Add green cardamoms, break and add cinnamon stick, black peppercorns and cloves, mix and sauté till fragrant.

Step 3

Add onion, mix and sauté till golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste and green chilli paste, mix and saute till raw smells disappear.

Step 4

Add tomato, mix and sauté till tomato becomes pulpy. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt, mix and saute for 1 minute.

Step 5

Add ½ cup water, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add mutton and mix well.

Step 6

Add spinach puree and mix well. Add mutton stock, mix well and cook for 8-10 minutes.

Step 7

Add Tata Sampann Garam Masala Powder and mix well. Add butter and fresh cream and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 8

Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon and mix well. Take it off the heat and transfer to a serving bowl.

Step 9

Drizzle some fresh cream, garnish with ginger strips and serve hot with lemon wedges and onion and green chilli.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.