Kosha mangsho (bhuna meat or sautéed mutton)

Main Dish
5 servings
15 min
45 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
Mutton - 850 g, cut into medium pieces

Onions - 3 medium sized, finely sliced

Ginger and garlic paste - 2 tablespoons .

Cloves - 4 nos.

Green cardamoms - 6 nos.

Cinnamon - 1 one inch stick

Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon.

Kashmiri red chilli powder - 2 teaspoons.

Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon.

Roasted cumin powder - 1 ½ teaspoon.

Yogurt - 100 gms.

Mustard oil - 6 tablespoons .

Salt as per taste


  • Wash and clean the mutton peices. Marinate with yogurt and salt for atleast half an hour.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add the whole spices. Fry for about 30 seconds till the spices crackle.
  • Add the onions and sauté till they turn light golden brown in colour. Add ginger-garlic paste and stir for further 3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and kashmiri red chilli powder. Stir for 1 minute. Add about 1/4th cup of water.
  • Cover with a lid and let the masala cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the marinated mutton pieces, mix well with the masala and fry on high heat stirring continuously for 7-8 minutes till oil leaves masala.
  • Add roasted cumin powder. Fry on high heat for about 10 minutes. Cover with a tight fitting lid and place the kadai on a tawa.
  • Cook on indirect heat for 30 minutes. Check whether the meat has turned tender.
  • Serve hot.
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