How to make Mutton Jalfrezi -

An Indo-Chinese mutton stir-fry cooked in a spicy sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Main Course Mutton

For more recipes related to Mutton Jalfrezi checkout Mutton Curry, Haleem, Kadai Gosht Hussainee, Mutton Khichda . You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Mutton Sukka Meat Balls in Schezwan Chutney Keema Karela Keema Hara Dhania

Mutton Jalfrezi

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mutton Jalfrezi Recipe

  • Boneless mutton cut into cubes 500 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Cloves 4

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Garlic minced 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies roughly chopped 4-5

  • Onion diced 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Green capsicum diced 1 medium

  • Tomato diced 1 medium

  • Ginger juliennes 1 inch

  • coriander leaves Finely chopped for garnis


Step 1

Put mutton in a bowl, add salt, some cinnamon, cardamoms and cloves. Rub them over the meat.

Step 2

Put in a pressure cooker along with 2 cups water and pressure cook till half done.

Step 3

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add remaining spices and sliced onion and sauté till brown. Cool and grind with yogurt to smooth paste.

Step 4

Heat remaining oil in a another non-stick pan, add garlic, chillies and diced onion and sauté for a minute. Add ground paste and add mutton and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and coriander powder and mix well.

Step 6

Add capsicum and tomato, ginger juliennes and mix well. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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