How to make Hariyali Gosht -

Mutton cooked with spinach, green peas and quite a few aromatics.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Spinach (पालक)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Hariyali Gosht

Hariyali Gosht 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Hariyali Gosht Recipe

  • Boneless mutton cut into 1 inch pieces 500 grams

  • Spinach blanched and pureed 1 cup

  • Green peas blanched ½ cup

  • Ghee 1½ tablespoons

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green cardamoms 3-4

  • Black peppercorns 7-8

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Onion paste ¼ cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Green chilli paste 1½ teaspoons

  • Fresh tomato puree ½ cup

  • Yogurt 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons + for sprinkling

  • Ginger juliennes for garnishing


Step 1

Heat ghee and oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds, cardamoms, peppercorns, cinnamon and cloves and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add onion paste and sauté well. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and sauté for a minute. Add green chilli paste, mix well and sauté well.

Step 3

Add mutton, mix and sauté on high heat for 3-4 minutes. Add tomato puree, mix and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 4

Add yogurt, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add salt and 3 cups water, stir to mix and bring to a boil. Cover and pressure cook for 6-7 whistles.

Step 5

Remove cover, add green peas and mix well. Add pureed spinach, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 6

Adjust salt and mix well. Add garam masala powder and mix. Add cream and mix well. Switch off heat.

Step 7

Drizzle some cream and serve hot garnished with ginger juliennes.

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