How to make Bengali Kosha Mangsho -

Bengalis love mutton – most Sundays they have mutton for lunch and this is one of the more popular curries.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Bengali 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Bengali Kosha Mangsho Recipe

  • Mutton on bone, cut into pieces 750 grams

  • yogurt ½ cup

  • Garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1½ teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 large

  • Green chillies slit, 2 + for garnishing

  • Fresh tomato puree 1 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Potato peeled and cut into half 1 large


Step 1

Take mutton in a bowl. Add yogurt, 1 tablespoon garlic paste, 1 tablespoon ginger paste, ½ teaspoon cumin powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder and ½ teaspoon garam masala powder and mix well. Refrigerate overnight.

Step 2

Heat mustard oil in a pressure cooker till it reaches smoking point. Add onion and saute till it turns golden. Add remaining garlic paste and ginger paste, mix well and saute.

Step 3

Add green chillies, mix and saute. Add tomato puree, mix well and saute for 3-4 minutes.

Step 4

Add remaining coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and red chilli powder, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Add marinated mutton and mix well. Add ¼ cup water and mix well.

Step 6

Add sugar and salt, mix well and cook on medium heat for 10-15 minutes.

Step 7

Add potato, ¼ cup water and mix well. Cover and pressure cook for 5 whistles.

Step 8

Serve hot garnished with slit green chilli.

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