Today’s recipe is ‘Aloo Gosht’. It is a dish, which can also be called as potato and lamb curry. I love mutton cooked with potatoes more than any other vegetable combination with mutton. This dish full of rich flavours of spices, yet very simple to prepare. I always prepare my dishes in a pressure cooker, as it reduces the time of cooking. You can enjoy this dish with rice/chapati/lachcha paratha.
For this recipe, you will need – mutton, potato, tomato, green chillies, and few spices. It is a perfect recipe for a family gathering. To give the curry required tanginess, I have used tomato, you can use yoghurt also. Just make sure to cook/bhuno the mutton nicely.
For more mutton recipes, check – Kebab Recipe (from leftover mutton and rice), Shami Kabab (How to make mutton shami kababs), Keeme Ke Samose | Minced Meat Samosa Recipe, Kaleji Masala | How to make kaleji masala(mutton liver)
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Duration: 45 mins
Ingredients for Aloo Gosht
|Tomato (chopped)||1 (medium)|
|Green chilli||3-4 (large)|
|Onion (chopped)||3 (medium)|
|Garlic (cloves)||1/4 cup|
|Red chilli powder||1 tsp or as per taste|
|Turmeric powder||1/2 tsp|
|Coriander powder||2 tsp|
|Salt||1 tsp or as per taste|
|Water||1 cup or as required|
|Coriander leaves||2 Tbsp|
Method for Aloo Gosht
- Wash and keep mutton aside.
- Wash and peel a potato, cut into four pieces. Peel onion.
- In a pressure cooker heat oil.
- Add whole spices – black peppercorn, cloves, black cardamom and cinnamon stick. Fry for few seconds.
- Now, add garlic cloves. Cook till cloves are golden brown.
- When garlic cloves are golden brown in colour, add chopped onion. Saute till onion turns translucent.
- When onions fried perfectly, add mutton pieces.
- Next, add all the dry spices. Mix well.
- Add water to the pressure cooker. Close the lid and cook for 15 mins on medium flame.
- After 15 mins, let the pressure drop. Now, check whether mutton is cooked perfectly or not. Do not overcook.
- Cook the curry on high flame till it starts releasing oil and water evaporates.
- To the mutton curry, now add potatoes, tomato and green chillies.
- Close the lid again, cook for two whistles.
- Let the pressure drop, check potatoes are cooked perfectly or not.
- According to your preferred consistency, add water to the curry.
- Lastly, add chopped coriander to the curry.
- Serve hot!