Saturday, June 11, 2011

Pakistani Mutton Stew

 Pakistani Mutton Stew ... A popular, delicious & mouth-watering Pakistani dish of Mutton cooked with onions, yoghurt & whole spices.

Pakistani Mutton Stew

Serves : 6

Ingredients :
  • 1 kg.  of Mutton, medium sized cubes
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 500 gm.  ( about 5 - 6 large ) onions, sliced
  • 1 tsp.  cumin Seeds
  • 4 - 5 whole dried red chillies ( round )
  • 5 - 6 whole black peppers
  • 3 - 4 cloves
  • 2 black cardamoms
  • 2" stick of cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp.  ginger garlic paste
  • 500 gm.  yoghurt, whisked
  • 3 tbsp.  coriander seeds, crushed
  • 1 1/2 tbsp.  crushed red chillies
  • 1 tbsp.  salt ( or to taste )
  • 2 - 3 green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tbsp.  fresh coriander leaves 
  • 1 tbsp.  ginger, sliced
Method :
  • Heat oil in a heavy pot, add the onions and fry until golden brown.
  • Add cumin seeds, whole dried red chillies, black peppers, cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon, fry for few seconds.
  • Add the meat and ginger garlic paste, constantly stir until the meat changes its color.
  • Add in coriander seeds, crushed red chillies, salt and yoghurt.
  • Now add enough water so the meat can tenderize. Cover the pot and let the meat cook on low heat.
  • When the meat is tender, turn heat to High. Cook, stirring continuously until the oil separates.
  • Add green chillies, coriander leaves and ginger.
  • Serve hot with Naan or Chapati.
Note :
  • You can serve this as it is, but we like to add little water to make some gravy.

 Linking this to Savory Sunday , by Amanda at The Sweet Details

Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


  1. wow..........i luv pakistani food nd those with mutton are my fav............

  2. My hubby loves red meat but now a days we eat just once in a month. This mutton preparation looks delicious

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. I must really try this before going to try anything else..looks absolutely delicious...:P
    Tasty Appetite

  4. Delicious recipe,lovely gravy,will surely try this next time I buy mutton:)

  5. Thank you so much Raksha, Sameeja, Deepa, Jay, Reshmi, Suja & Savitha for liking it. Hope you give this a try & enjoy it :)

  6. Omg, fingerlicking mutton stew, delicious and irresistible..

  7. your recipe looks super yum! your work ambreen!! keep going! :)

  8. This looks like such a great dish =)

  9. hi new to your page and am gonna be a frequenter. was looking for good Pakistani recipes for ages and now you are here to give us authentic recipes. the stew looks delish.

  10. Many thanks Priya, Zainab, Peggy & Divya for your kind words! Glad you like this recipe :)

    Welcome Sayantani! Thank you for stopping by and for your sweet note. Hope you will try them someday :)

  11. so delicious and wonderful mutton stew !!

  12. this looks finger-licking good! Would be a perfect accompaniment with chapathi...

  13. Delicious recipe! Your blog is very nice. Keep up the good work!

  14. This looks like a really fantastic stew! Very flavorful and healthy!

  15. hi ambreen, many thanks for your kind visit. really appreciate that. this looks like a very delicious lamb stew.
    i heard Pakistan has lots of exotic cuisine. must learn from you dear and
    lamb is one of my favorite, take care

  16. Lovely red colour. I love this. Nice recipe.

  17. Thank you so much Sravani, Sarah, Eftychia, Pushpa, Faith, Maznah, Sheeba & Zareena for your sweet notes :)

  18. Oh WOW!! I love, LOVE Pakistani food and I sure need to try this!

  19. hmmm..this is among one of my favorite dishes :)
    thanks for the recipe!
    lots of Love

  20. Thank you so much Nashira. Good to hear that you like Pakistani food, do try out and let me know if it turns out good :)

    Thank you Khadija. That's my favorite dish, too :)

  21. The color is soo tempting... and looks soo delicious... !!

  22. Thank you Emreen for liking it :)

  23. My husband loves mutton and I'm sure he'll love this stew. Thanks for sharing Ambreen!

  24. Thank you Trisha for stopping by. Hope your husband likes it if you give it a try :)

  25. Stew sounds fantastic.. will try em' soon..


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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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