How to make Dehati Mutton - SK Khazana -

Dehati meaning rural – this mutton is high on flavor

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Ginger-garlic paste (अदरक-लहसुन की पेस्ट )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Dehati Mutton - SK Khazana

Dehati Mutton - SK Khazana 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dehati Mutton - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Mutton cut into 1 inch pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Mustard oil 1/4 cup

  • Onoins sliced 3 medium

  • Green cardamom 4-5

  • Black cardamom 2

  • Cinnamon 1

  • Bay leaf 2

  • Dried red chilli 2-3

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 3 teaspoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Cumin powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala 2 teaspoons

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander sprigs to serve

  • Steamed rice


Step 1

Take mutton pieces in a bowl, add ginger-garlic paste and turmeric powder and mix well. Add salt and mix well.

Step 2

Heat mustard oil in a pressure cooker till it smokes. Switch the heat off and let the oil cool slightly.

Step 3

Switch on the heat again, add onions, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add green cardamoms, black cardamoms, cinnamon stick and bay leaves. Break dried red chillies and add to the pan, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Add green chilli paste, mix well and saute for 1 minute. Add the mutton pieces, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes on high heat.

Step 5

Add coriander powder, crushed black peppercorns, cumin powder, garam masala powder and salt and mix well.

Step 6

Add yogurt, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add sufficient water to completely cover the mutton, mix well and put the lid on the cooker. Cook under pressure for 6-8 whistles.

Step 7

Open the lid once the pressure has settled completely. Stir and cook for 5-10 minutes.

Step 8

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot with steamed rice.

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