Dal Gosht I Chanar Daal diye Khashir Mangsho I Mutton Cooked with Split Chickpea Lentils

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Dal Gosht I Chanar Daal diye Khashir Mangsho I Mutton Cooked with Split Chickpea Lentils


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 45 Min


Serves : 4
  • 500 gms curry cut mutton (with bone)

  • 150 gms split chickpea lentils

  • 1 nos big onion chopped

  • 1 tsp ginger paste

  • 1 tsp garlic paste

  • 4-5 nos green chillies

  • 5-6 nos green cardamom (elaichi)

  • 2-3 nos cinnamon (dalchini)

  • 5-6 nos cloves (laung)

  • 2 nos star anise (chakra phool)

  • 1 nos nutmeg (javitri)

  • 1 tsp cumin powder (jeera)

  • 1 tsp coriander powder (dhaniya)

  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

  • 1 1/2 tsp salt (or according to taste)

  • 2 nos bay leaves (tej patta)

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 1/2 cups fresh coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Soak the chickpeas overnight with a little salt. Before cooking, drain the water and keep the chickpeas aside.
  • Marinate the mutton with ginger and garlic paste and little salt, for atleast 1 hour.
  • Dry roast the garam masala (cinnamon, cardamom, clove, star anise and nutmeg) in a frying pan till the aroma of the spices starts coming. Make sure the spices don’t get burned. Now, remove the pan and let the spices cool down. Once it’s done, crush the spices (but don’t make powder).
  • In a pressure cooker, heat oil and add bay leaves and crushed garam masala. Stir it and add chopped onion and green chiilies.
  • Once the onion turns golden brown, add the marinated mutton and stir until oil starts leaving the mutton.
  • Now add cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt. Stir it for 2 minutes.
  • Add chickpeas and stir it again for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add water and cover the lid of the pressure cooker. Leave it on full flame for 5-6 whistles.
  • Remove the pressure cooker from the flame and let the pressure cool down. Open the lid and check if you have your desired gravy. If you want to add more gravy, add hot water and let it cook for another 5-6 minutes on full flame.
  • Now, when your preparation is ready, remove it in a serving vessel and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.