How to make Mutton Kalimiri -

Plenty of crushed black peppercorns make this mutton curry extra flavourful.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton (मटन), Crushed black peppercorns (कुटी हुई कालीमिर्च )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

For more recipes related to Mutton Kalimiri checkout Mutton Curry, Hyderabadi Keema, Andhra Mutton Curry, Rogan Josh . You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Mutton Mushroom Shab Deg Thom Methi Mutton Chilli Corn Carne

Mutton Kalimiri

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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 : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mutton Kalimiri Recipe

  • Mutton cut into 1½ inch pieces on the bone 600 grams

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 tablespoon 1 tablespo + for sprinkling

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Green cardamoms 5-6

  • Black cardamoms 4

  • Green chillies slit 4

  • onions sliced 4 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Cashewnut paste 3 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream ¼ cup


Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons ghee in a non-stick pan, add cinnamon, bay leaves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, green chillies and sauté. Add onions and sauté for 3-4 minutes.

Step 2

Add mutton and sauté for 2 minutes. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and sauté for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Add salt and mix well. Add 2 cups water, cover and pressure cook on high heat for 5 minutes. Reduce heat and cook for 25 minutes.

Step 4

Heat remaining ghee in a non-stick pan. Add crushed peppercorns and cashew nut paste, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Reduce heat and add cooked mutton with stock and spices. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 6

Add garam masala powder, mix well and cook further. Add cream, stir to mix and let it get heated through.

Step 7

Sprinkle crushed peppercorns and serve hot.

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