Categories Lamb Mutton & Beef

Recipe: Shahi Mutton Curry


Shahi Mutton Recipe Image


  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri chilli
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1kg mutton, cubed
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1 1/4 cups cream
  • 2 tbsp ginger, chopped and peeled
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 5 tbsp almonds, blanched
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled

How to make Shahi Mutton:

  • In a blender or food processor, combine garlic, water, almonds and ginger and make a smooth paste.
  • Keep aside.
  • In a pan or a pressure cooker heat oil and add cardamom, whole cloves and cinnamon stick.
  • Stir and then add chopped onions and cook till they are light brown.
    Lower flame and add the paste.
  • Fry, stirring for a couple of minutes, add the meat and fry five to 10 minutes.
  • Now add about two cups of water, cumin seeds, Kashmiri pepper and salt.
  • Mix well, cover and cook at medium heat till the meat is tender.
  • About half way through the cooking, lower the flame and add cream.
  • Mix well, cover and cook till the meat is tender and the oil comes on top.
  • A few drops of korma essence can be added to enhance the flavour.
  • Shahi Mutton is ready to serve.
  • Serve hot with naan or rice.

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