Mutton Masala

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Charishma_Ramchanda

This is a traditional dish cooked for the family or at a large party or get-together. Red tomatoes and a good Kashmiri chilli powder give it a deep red colour. It can be served as a thick gravy based mutton dish or shorba.

Top Review by JustJanS

I went looking for a beef curry recipe, but when I couldn't find one to suit, came up with this. I can't imagine how it earned its one star (but then everything is personal preferance I guess), as this is easy and tastes sooo good. I would love to know what "a good Kashmiri chilli powder" tastes like, as we can't get that here. We thought about it for a while and decided 1 teaspoon of our current very hot chilli powder and 2 teaspoons of sweet paprika would give us the desired "deep red colour". If we didn't eat curry as often as we do, this just might be a 5. Thanks for a great recipe Charishma.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the mutton, water, turmeric powder, pepper, cloves, cinnamon and salt in a pressure cooker or a stewer.
  2. Cook until mutton is tender.
  3. Place oil in a pot.
  4. Add chopped onions.
  5. Fry.
  6. Then add chopped tomatoes.
  7. Cook until soft.
  8. Now add the ginger and garlic pastes.
  9. Stir well.
  10. Add all the other masalas and fry for 2 minutes.
  11. Next, add the mutton to the masala and cook on low heat until the gravy thickens.
  12. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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