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mutton rogan josh recipe
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mutton rogan josh, rogan josh recipe kashmiri

A simple kind of mutton curry made in northern indian style.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Curries
Cuisine: Kashmiri
Servings: 3
Calories: 400kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 250 gms mutton/meat (cleaned and washed well)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • whole spices 1 medium size cinnamon stick, 2 cloves, 1 green cardamom, 1 bay leaf
  • 4 onions (finely sliced)
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder / haldi
  • 1/4 tsp roasted coriander seeds powder
  • 1 cup yogurt / dahi (beaten well)
  • 1.5 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp elaichi powder / cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp dry ginger powder (optional)
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp freshly chopped coriander leaves


  • Firstly, take a pressure cooker, add oil and heat the oil.
  • Add whole spices such as cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves, bay leaf.
  • Add finely sliced onions, saute and cook until they turn golden color.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute on low flame until raw smell disappears.
  • Add the mutton pieces, roast until the color of the mutton changes.
  • Add salt to taste, mix 1 tsp of kashmiri red chilli powder in some water and add to the mutton.
  • Cook the masala well on low flame.
  • Add turmeric powder, roasted coriander seeds powder, mix well and cook until oil appears at the corners.
  • Add beaten yogurt into the mutton, mix well and cook the gravy until oil starts leaving.
  • Add 1.5 cups of water and stir well.
  • Add additional spices such as cardamom powder, dry ginger powder mix well and cook for few minutes.
  • Pressure cook the mutton by covering the cooker lid.
  • Give whistles until the mutton gets tender.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Reduce the steam.
  • Remove the cooker lid.
  • Check the softness of mutton.
  • Once the mutton gets tender add a tablespoon of freshly chopped coriander leaves, mix well.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes on low flame.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Serve hot with roti or rice.


  •  Additional spices such as black pepper corn powder or it can also be commonly called as kali mirch powder can be added as this spice too goes perfect for the chilled climatic conditions.
  •  Other spices such as fennel seeds powder/ saunf, cumin seeds powder, garam masala powder too can be added to enhance the flavors.
  • In kashmiri style of mutton curry, mainly dry ginger powder and fennel seeds powder are added as those regions are always cool and they usually had to opt for warm spices to keep themselves warm.
  • In place of oil, one can add ghee as well as per traditional method of cooking the rogan josh.


Calories: 400kcal
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