Plain Rogan Josh

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1.25 kg - mutton, cut into big chunks and washed clean
  • 3 medium-size onions, chopped
  • 1 cup ghee
  • 1/4 cup curds
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 3 tbsps chopped coriander
  • 4 medium ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 dry red chillies, seeds removed
  • 2 tbsps coriander seeds
  • 2 tsps cumin seeds
  • 1.5 tsps poppy seeds
  • 10 cloves
  • 10 cardamoms
  • 1 tsp peppercorns
  • 1.5 inch ginger
  • 10 flakes garlic
  • 1 bit each of nutmeg & turmeric
  • 4 blades of mace
  • 1/4 cup grated dry coconut
  • 10 almonds, blanched
  • salt to taste

How to Make Plain Rogan Josh

  • Heat in an ungreased pan, one by one, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, poppy seeds, cloves, cardamoms, peppercorns, mace nutmeg and turmeric.
  • Grind finely all these heated ingredients along with chillies, garlic, ginger and a little salt and keep aside.
  • Grind the chopped onions and grated dry coconut to a fine paste.
  • Heat ghee and fry the coconut-onion paste until brown. Stir in the ground lump of spices and fry for 10 minutes.
  • Add the curds and fry till ghee starts showing on the surface.
  • Put in the chopped tomatoes. Stir for another 5 minutes.
  • Then put in the mutton chunks and enough salt. Fry the mutton until slightly browned.
  • Lower the fire and put a lid on the dekchi. Let it simmer till mutton is cooked to the desired tenderness.
  • Transfer the Rogan Josh to a deep serving dish.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander. Serve hot with parathas, phulkas or jeera rice.