Bihari mutton stew

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Mutton - 350 g

Onions - 4 Medium - Sliced

Ginger - 1 inch stick - finely chopped

Garlic - 10-12 pods

Mustard Oil - 2-3 tblspn

Black Cardamom - 2

Cinnamon Stick - 1 inch

Green Cardamom - 4-5

Cloves - 3-4

Bay Leaf - 2

Black Pepper - 7-8

Nutmeg - grated - a pinch

Mace - 3-4 strands

Dried Red Chillies - 2 whole

Red Chilly Powder - 1/2 tblspn

Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 tspn

Coriander Powder - 1 1/2 tspn

Salt - to taste

Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tspn

Fresh Coriander - 1 tblspn


  • Heat Oil in a Pan/wok to smoking point. Add Bay Leaf and all the whole spices. When it emits the aroma add onion.
  • Sauté till the onion turns pink. Add Garlic and Ginger. Mix well. Add to it the meat and sauté till you see brown specs on the meat.
  • Good time to add salt and turmeric. Mix well. Add all the dried spice powders. Mix well. Add 1 cup water and mix well again.
  • Transfer in to a prestige cooker. After 4-5 whistles open the lid of the pressure cooker. Sauté well again at this point.
  • Add a little water for thinning the gravy. Cook on low flame for 20-25 mins. Transfer in to a serving dish.
  • Sprinkle a pinch of garam masala powder and fresh coriander. Serve hot with chapati or rice.


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