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Mutton Korma Recipe Shahi

A delicious shahi mutton korma recipe made with rich ingredients like nuts and yogurt....
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 610kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 500 gms mutton/meat cut into pieces cleaned and washed well
  • 2 medium size aloo/potatoes peeled and diced in medium size
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 cinnamon stick medium size
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 2-3 cloves
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder haldi
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp roasted coriander seeds powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper corn powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice extract
  • 2-3 slit green chillies
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

For mutton korma paste:

  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 3-4 cashewnuts kaju
  • 3-4 almonds badaam
  • 4-5 charoli seeds chironji
  • 3 onions medium size finely sliced
  • 1 cup yogurt


  • Firstly, clean the mutton, wash it well and marinate it by adding salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and set aside for 15 minutes.
  • In a vessel add water, salt, diced potatoes and boil them.

For korma paste:

  • Take a pan, heat it, add desiccated coconut pieces, dry roast it for few minutes and put it aside.
  • Into the same pan add almonds, dry roast them and take them out.
  • Add cashews, dry roast them and take them out of the pan.
  • Add charoli seeds, dry roast for few seconds and remove them.
  • Add sliced onions into the pan, add little oil all over the onions and roast for few minutes until they turn slight brown and take them out.
  • Take a blender, into it add roasted coconut, kaju, badam, charoli seeds(chironji), blend into a powder, add roasted onions at this stage, blend everything into a paste by adding very little water.

For cooking the mutton korma:

  • Take a cooking vessel or pressure cooker, add oil and heat it.
  • Add cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamoms, add slit green chillies and saute well.
  • Add marinated mutton mixture and mix well.
  • Roast the mutton well for few minutes until oil starts leaving the sides.
  • Add the blended korma paste, mix well.
  • Cook it for few minutes on low flame by covering the lid.
  • Keep stirring in between.
  • Cook until oil leaves the sides of the masala.
  • At this stage add beaten yogurt, mix well.
  • Add coriander seeds powder, garam masala powder, black pepper powder, mix well.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Add water about two to three cups and pressure cook the mutton or cook the mutton until it gets tender.
  • Check if the mutton gets tenderized.
  • Add the boiled potatoes into the korma.
  • Add mint leaves, coriander leaves and check the taste for salt.
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Add lemon extracted juice all over the korma and mix.
  • Serve hot with pulao or rice or roti!!!


1.Aloo/potatoes can be skipped if one does not like adding them.


Calories: 610kcal
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