How to make Dabba Ghosht -

Mutton and noodles cooked in a spicy masala, topped with fried potatoes and eggs and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless Mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : Bihari

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Dabba Ghosht

Dabba Ghosht 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 : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dabba Ghosht Recipe

  • Boneless Mutton 1/2 inch cubes 500 grams

  • Eggs to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • Noodles 100 grams

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Potatoes cut into roundels 2 medium

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Cloves 2

  • Black peppercorns 4-5

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cashewnut powder 2 tablespoons

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Tomatoes cut into roundels 1 medium

  • Eggs 2


Step 1

Marinate mutton with salt, garam masala powder, ginger paste and garlic paste for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 2

Add half a cup of water and pressure cook the same for six whistles or till mutton is tender. Cook the noodles in boiling water till al dante.

Step 3

Drain, refresh in cold water and drain again. Keep aside. Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry potatoes till golden. Drain and set aside on an absorbent paper. Heat ghee in a kadai, add cloves, black peppercorns and bay leaf and sauté for a minute. Add cashewnut powder and sauté for a minute or till it emits a nice aroma.

Step 4

Add the cooked mutton with the stock, black pepper powder and red chilli powder and simmer on low heat till the gravy is thick.

Step 5

Add the cooked noodles and coriander leaves and stir. Adjust seasoning. Preheat oven to 150ºC. Transfer the mutton into a baking dish, spread the fried potato slices and then the tomato slices over.

Step 6

Whisk eggs in a bowl and pour over the tomato slices. Bake in the preheated oven for fifteen minutes at 150C or till the eggs are cooked to a nice golden layer. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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