Indian mutton curry recipe

Indian mutton curry recipe & easy lamb curry recipe

For instance, starting from North India to the Southern part of India, Indian mutton curry recipe is that famous a non-veg. recipe, that people live to have it in their daily platter as well as they never exclude the item from their festive menu. Different spices and seasonings are used for cooking mutton curry and easily you can add special variation while cooking this easy lamb curry recipe dish for your family and friends’ delight.

One of the special features of Indian mutton curry recipe is its special aroma. The nature of aroma may differ from one place to another.  In North India clarified butter is used for cooking mutton curry whereas in the southern part of India slight lemon or tamarind is used in the mutton to make taste tangy and sharp.

There is a convention of using curd also for cooking easy lamb curry recipe. It is a spice-rich food that is served with rice or with roti, according to personal discretion. Apart from Mutton curry, this delicious recipe is also known as “kosha mangsho”, easy lamb curry recipe, Indian mutton curry recipe, etc.

The first Indian mutton curry recipe was cooked by a Bengali and this easy lamb curry recipe is still entirely different from what is cooked in other parts of India. The Bengali mutton curry recipe is full of gravy and uses lots of spices. But they have discovered this new recipe that is famous for its fiery and spicy taste that can make someone last to remember.

Before you plan to cook mutton curry, learn the ingredients and check the meat quality.

Indian mutton curry recipe
by Swati M.

Indian mutton curry recipe

  • Course Main Course, Mutton
  • Cuisine Indian

If I had one line to define the Indian mutton curry recipe, I would say, Mutton Curry Recipe is simply a mouthwatering and very delicious recipe I ever came across. Its taste is so memorable that is reminded me of the last bite of easy lamb curry recipe I had last week at my friend's birthday party.

Indian mutton curry recipe is an out an out Asian specialty but it is cooked in different varieties around the continent. It is a spicy dish indeed; HOWEVER, the taste and cooking ingredients often get changed with the provincial preferences.

Indian mutton curry recipe is a special and spicy recipe that is prepared from vegetables and mutton. Use of yogurt, clarified butter and spices make it even tastier. The mutton curry has a long history and the major is, it was first introduced in British colonial period when it was first served in the golden temple mail train. The taste was so great that a British officer delighted gives this recipe a name, "Railway mutton curry recipe".

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 271 kcal


  • 2 lbs Mutton pieces (450 gram)
  • 4-5 tbsp oil or as required
  • 4 tbsp clarified butter
  • 4 Cardamom
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 Onion grated or finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes puree
  • 1/2 cup fresh yogurt
  • 1/2 tbsp Garam Masala
  • Salt to taste


  1. Clean and dry mutton pieces carefully by draining water. Add slight salt and turmeric into it with yogurt and ginger paste. Set it aside to get marinated.

  2. Heat oil in a frying pan. Add cloves, cardamom, black pepper, cinnamons, and bay leaves together for making mutton curry recipe.

  3. Keep on sautéing the mix for 2-3 min. Add chopped onion and fry until the onion turns golden brown in color. Add ginger garlic paste and keep on cooking till the mix settles on the fry pan and oil comes out of it. Now you need to add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and coriander powder. Combine all spices well and add tomato puree along with the salt to taste.

  4. Keep on cooking until the tomatoes turn pulpy and oil gets separated from the sides. Now add the seasoned mutton pieces and mix properly. Cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes; keep on stirring once in a while. Add yogurt to it and keep on mixing well.

  5. Cook further for 4-5 minutes more: add 2-3 cups of water and stir the entire mix well. You may add chopped coriander leaves in this mix along with garam masala.

  6. Transfer the total mix into the pressure cooker and cook or next 10 minutes (till you get 4-5 whistles) to finish Curry goat recipe. Once the pressure goes off, shift the easy lamb curry recipe to a serving bowl and serve it hot with your favorite rice recipe or bread.

Recipe Notes

Lip smacking Indian mutton curry recipe is revealed here, which is ready to serve. Enjoy with friends and family this taste of Indian culinary delight.


  1. For a better taste you can fry the mutton pieces in clarified butter after marinate and reduce the cook time to 2 minutes after adding yogurt.
  2. Cooking this wonderful entire recipe process on low flame brings the real good aroma and much flavored taste.
  3. For a better result with this mutton curry recipe, use the mutton stew instead of plain water before shifting it to pressure cooker. (Use 2-3 cups of water while washing the mutton pieces for very first time to make mutton stew, boils this water adding little salt and use it instead of plain water in cooker)
  4. For more flavored taste take 2 piece green cardamoms, 1 piece black cardamom, 1 piece cinnamon, and 4 pieces of black pepper in a small transparent cloth and tie it well. Add this to pressure cooker when you transfer the mutton mixture for whistle.
  5. It is the best idea if you marinate the mutton pieces overnight but in case you are lacking time marinate it for at least 30 minutes.


There is another very interesting story about this easy lamb curry recipe or Indian mutton curry recipe. A hungry and drunken British officer enters into the railway kitchen on his journey and demands some food in the middle of the night. Frightened of his demand, the kitchen staff serve the officer the Bengali mutton curry they cooked for themselves.

He didn’t like this easy lamb curry recipe at first and later the recipe changed to a subtle by adding coconut and yogurt. This brought out to a delicious taste and the officer decided it to be served in the railway menu.

This Indian mutton curry recipe is really very tasty without any doubt and if you are a food lover then it is highly recommended to give Indian mutton curry recipe a try. If you don’t like spicy food, still it will make you fall in love with at first sight.

The gravy of easy lamb curry recipe carries a wonderful taste and you can add lemon juice to bring this Indian mutton curry recipe a tangy flavor. Adding more yogurts brings more juicy and great texture to this easy lamb curry recipe.

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