How to make Aloo Gosht -

Serve this perfect combination of potatoes and mutton with rice or rotis.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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For more recipes related to Aloo Gosht checkout Mutton Curry, Hyderabadi Keema, Andhra Mutton Curry, Rogan Josh . You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Turai Gosht Shaab Deg Hyderabadi Mutton Curry Mansaf

Aloo Gosht

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Aloo Gosht Recipe

  • Mutton cut into bite sized pieces 1 kilogram

  • Potatoes peeled and cubed 2

  • Onions sliced 3-4

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Black cardamoms 4-5

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Green chillies slit 4-5

  • Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Mustard oil 4 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes,pureed 4-5

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 1/2 teaspoons


Step 1

Place onions, mutton, cinnamon, black cardamoms, bay leaves, green chillies, ½ tsp turmeric powder, salt and 1 cup water in a pressure cooker.

Step 2

Cover and cook under pressure for 25-30 minutes or till 7-8 whistles.

Step 3

Heat mustard oil in anon-stick kadai, add garlic paste, ginger paste and tomato puree and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp garam masala powder and sauté till oil separates.

Step 5

Add potatoes and mix. Transfer mutton from pressure cooker into the kadai and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add water as required and cook till the potatoes are done.

Step 6

Adjust salt, add remaining garam masala powder and mix. Simmer for 2-3 minutes. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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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.