Mutton rogan josh


Mutton rogan josh


For mutton marination:

  • Mutton : 1kg
  • Lemon juice: 2tbsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1tsp
  • mustard oil:1tbsp
  • salt: 1tsp

for rogan josh masala:

  • whole spices: (cinnamon: 2sticks, green cardamom: 4, bay leaves: 2, Asafoetida(hing): 1/2tsp)
  • thick yogurt: 1cup
  • Kashmiri red chili powder: 2tbsp
  • Fresh Black pepper powder: 1tsp
  • Dry ginger powder: 1tbsp
  • Fennel seed powder: 1tbsp
  • Green and black cardamom powder: 1tbsp each
  • Coriander powder: 1tsp
  • Clove powder: 1tsp
  • Mustard oil or ghee: 1/2cup


In a bowl add mutton and other marinate ingredients and mix well. Let it rest for 2 hours.
In a bowl, add yogurt and all powder spices and mix very well. set aside.
Heat ghee in a karahi, add whole spices and Sauté till fragrant.
now place marinated mutton into the karahi and stir and cook on high heat until it brown in color (around 15 minutes needed). Now pour yogurt and spices mixture over the mutton, keep stirring then again cook it until oil separates. This is called “mangshonkoshano”.
Now add 1cup water, cover the karahi and cook on very low heat for 2 hours or until mutton fully tenders and gravy becomes thick.
Sprinkle 1tbsp ghee over the mutton and mix well. cover and cook for 5 minutes more on low heat.
Serve hot with rice, naan or ruti.

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