Malwani Mutton

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Malwani Mutton


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 35 Min

Total Time : 45 Min


Serves : 4
  • 800 gms for marination :mutton

  • 1 tbsp ginger +garlic +green chili paste

  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp salt as required

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 tsp for malwani masala: cumin seeds

  • 2 tsp coriander seeds

  • 1 1/2 tsp fennel seeds

  • 1 tsp black peppercorn

  • 1/4 tsp jaifal or nutmeg

  • 1/4 tsp mace or javitri

  • 1/2 inch cinnamon

  • 3-4 nos cloves

  • 3 nos green cardamom

  • 1 nos black cardamom

  • 3-4 nos dry red chili

  • 4 tbsp grated coconut or dessicated coconut

  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds

  • 1 tsp shahjeera

  • 1 nos for gravy : onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 tbsp ginger + garlic+green chili paste

  • 3-4 tbsp malwani masala

  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

  • 2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder


  • Marinate mutton with ginger-garlic- green chili paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and lemon juice for 1hr ..
  • Then pressure cook mutton with 1/2 cup water.wait for 5- 6 whistle then turn off flame .
  • Heat a pan with 1 tbsp oil, add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, green cardamom, black cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, shahjeera, black peppercorns, red chillies, jaifol, javitri, grated coconut, poppy seeds.
  • Stir continuously until it develops a nice aroma and turns into a nice golden colour. Turn off the gas and place it into a grinder. Let it cool, then make fine paste with the help of a little water. The malvani masala is ready, keep it aside.
  • Heat a kadai with 4-5 tbsp of oil, add the bay leaf. Then add the thinly sliced onion and frying onion till it turns to a nice golden colour, then add the ginger , garlic and green chili paste, salt to taste, turmeric powder, kashmiri chili powder,
  • Then add the boiled mutton along with stock and mix it well with the onion masala .stirring it on a medium-high flame for 4-5 mins. Cover the kadai, reduce the flame on low fire and cook for 7-8 mins.
  • After 8 mins, add the malvani masla and mix it well with the mutton. Then add a cup of water, give it a nice stir and keep cooking further for 10 mins on a medium heat.
  • When the mutton became tender, it has a thick gravy and the oil separates from the mutton masala, this means it is ready. Add the garam masala and 1-2 tsp of lemon juice. Give it a nice stir.
  • Keep the gravy as per your desired consistency and sprinkle some coriander leaves.
  • Place it on a serving bowl. Serve it with steamed rice, roti, naan, bakhri or whatever you like.