Mughlai Mutton Curry

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Mughlai mutton curry is a non-vegetarian curry where mutton is stewed with spices to bring out the perfect flavor of the meat. 

Mutton is marinated before preparing the dish with spices so that the flavor of spices will enrich its taste further. The curry is made out of ingredients like ginger-garlic and onions. The mutton is tossed in the curry until it is perfectly cooked and voila! The Mughlai mutton curry is ready. 

Learn how to make this curry at home by following our step by step guide.

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  • 1 - large onion
  • 2 - red chillies
  • 1 cup - yoghurt
  • 1/2 tbsp - ginger and garlic paste
  • 5 - curry leaves
  • 1/2 kg - mutton
  • 3 - bay leaves
  • 4 - whole cloves
  • 1.5 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 2 - cardamom seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - khus khus seeds
  • 2 - ripe whole chillies
  • 1/3 cup - vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Mughlai Mutton Curry

  • Mix onion, chillies, yoghurt, ginger garlic paste and curry leaves.
  • Add some water and make a paste.
  • Take cloves, coriander seeds, cardamom seeds, turmeric powder and khus khus seeds.
  • Grind them to a powder and keep them aside.
  • Mix mutton pieces, salt and the paste in a large bowl. Keep them aside for 40 mins.
  • Take a pot, add sufficient amount of water and cook mutton on medium heat till the meat becomes tender.
  • Heat oil in a skillet and add chopped red chilli, bay leaves and the meat.
  • Do not add any remaining liquid from the marinade now.
  • Fry on high heat for 7 mins and add the powdered spices. Fry for 2 mins.
  • On low heat, add the remaining liquid from the marinade dish.
  • Cook on low heat till the sauce thickens.
  • Serve hot with white rice.