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SEE: How to make Punjabi mutton gravy

September 25, 2020 19:54 IST
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Missing your favourite dhaba style mutton gravy?

Food blogger Ramapriya Suresh shows you how to cook the perfect Punjabi mutton gravy at home.

Here's the recipe:

Punjabi Mutton Gravy

Punjabi Mutton Gravy

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  • 750 gm mutton washed and cleaned
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 150 gm curd
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp peppercorn
  • 1 cinnamon
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 5 to 6 cloves
  • 5 to 6 green cardamom
  • 3 medium sized onion sliced
  • 3 medium size tomatoes diced
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi (roasted and crushed)


  • In a bowl, take mutton, add turmeric, chilli powder, salt and curd. Mix well. Marinate and set aside for an hour.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Add fennel seeds, pepper corns, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves.
  • Add onion. Cook until translucent.
  • Add tomatoes. Fry on medium heat till soft.
  • Allow it to cool before grinding this mixture into a paste.
  • In a pressure cooker, heat 5 tbsp oil, add ginger garlic paste and fry on medium flame for two minutes.
  • Add ground onion-tomato paste. Fry on medium flame for 4 minutes.
  • Add marinated mutton pieces and mix well. Cook on high heat for 4 minutes.
  • Add Kashmiri chilli powder and coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder. Mix well and adjust salt as required.
  • Cook well for 2 minutes on low heat.
  • Add 250 ml water and pressure cook for 5 to 6 whistles.
  • Add kasuri methi and mix well.
  • Serve hot with rice or roti.

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