How to make Himachali Gosht Rara

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Mutton mince (keema) (मटन का कीमा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Himachali Gosht Rara

Himachali Gosht Rara 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 : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Himachali Gosht Rara Recipe

  • Mutton on bones, cut into 1 inch pieces 750 grams

  • Mutton mince (keema) 250 grams

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green cardamoms 3-4

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Mace blade 1-2

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Onion chopped 3 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Tomatoes finely chopped 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 4 teaspoons

  • Coriander powder 3 teaspoons

  • Green chillies slit 1-2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons + to garnish


Step 1

Dry-roast cumin seeds, green cardamoms, cloves and blade mace in a non-stick pan till fragrant. Remove from heat, cool and grind to a fine powder.

Step 2

Take mutton on bones in a bowl. Add yogurt, 2 teaspoons ground powder, salt and nutmeg powder, mix and set aside to marinate for 1-2 hours.

Step 3

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add onion and sauté till light golden. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 30 seconds. Add marinated mutton, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add tomatoes, mix and cook till soft and pulpy. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes or till the oil separates.

Step 5

Add mutton mince and green chillies, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add 3 cups water, mix, cover and cook on medium heat till 5-7 whistles.

Step 6

Let the pressure reduce completely, remove the cover, add coriander leaves and mix.

Step 7

Transfer in a serving bowl. Sprinkle some ground powder on top, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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