How to make Banjara Gosht -

Mutton cooked in a tribal style – simply delicious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Hung yogurt (हंग कर्ड / दही का चक्का )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Banjara 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 : 10-15 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Banjara Gosht Recipe

  • Mutton cut into 2 inch pieces 750 grams

  • Hung yogurt ½ cup

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cloves 6-8

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Black peppercorns 8-10

  • Mace 1 blade

  • Green cardamoms 4-5

  • Black cardamoms 2

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies 2

  • Onions sliced 4 medium

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Dried red chillies 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander seeds roasted and crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnish


Step 1

Marinate the mutton with yogurt and one teaspoon red chilli powder for twelve hours.

Step 2

Heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves, peppercorns, mace, green cardamom, black cardamom and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 3

Add ginger-garlic paste, chopped green chillies and sauté. Add the onions and sauté till golden brown in colour.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder, remaining chilli powder, coriander powder and two broken dried red chillies. Sprinkle little water and cook for a minute.

Step 5

Add the marinated mutton and mix well.

Step 6

Add 2 cups water, cover and cook for 20-25 minutes on medium heat. Add salt and mix well.

Step 7

Transfer in a serving bowl and serve hot garnished with remaining dried chillies, crushed coriander seeds and mint sprigs.

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