How to make Thom Methi Mutton -

Mutton cooked with plenty of garlic and fenugreek leaves

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Fenugreek leaves (methi) (मेथी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Thom Methi Mutton

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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.

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Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Thom Methi Mutton Recipe

  • Boneless mutton cut into ¾ inch pieces 600 grams

  • Fenugreek leaves (methi) chopped 3 cups

  • Garlic cloves peeled 30 large

  • Oil 5 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Cinnamon 1 1/2 inch

  • Green cardamoms 4-5

  • Black cardamoms 3

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Mace 1 blade

  • Cumin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Onions finely chopped 4 medium

  • Garlic chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Ginger-garlic paste 3 teaspoons

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Tomatoes finely chopped 3 medium


Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add bay leaves, cinnamon, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, cloves, mace, cumin seeds, garlic cloves and onions and sauté till onions soften.

Step 2

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

Step 3

Add fenugreek leaves and mix well. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Place mutton in a bowl, add yogurt, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and green chillies. Mix well and set aside in a refrigerator to marinate for 4-6 hours.

Step 5

Add tomatoes to the cooker, mix well and add 4-5 tbsps water. Mix again and sauté for 5-6 minutes.

Step 6

Add mutton along with the marinade and mix well. Close the cooker with the lid and cook till 4-5 whistles are given out. Reduce the heat and cook further for 5-10 minutes.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.