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lamb karahi gosht served in a bowl with garnish of lemon wedges.

lamb karahi gosht (mutton karahi)

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A quick and different way of lamb recipe in pakistani style commonly known as karahi gosht,
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Course lamb, Mutton, non veg
Cuisine International, Pakistani/Hyderabadi
Servings 3
Calories 441 kcal


  • 400 gms mutton pieces
  • salt as per taste
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large onion finely sliced
  • 3 tomatoes cut into halves
  • 2 small green chilies
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt to taste
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro leaves
  • ½ teaspoon crushed karoori methi


  • Take a cooker, add mutton pieces into it.
  • Add salt as per taste.
  • add turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste.
  • Mix well.
  • Add a cup of water, mix.
  • Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles or until mutton gets 70% to 75% tenderized.
  • Take a separate pan.
  • Add the pressure cooked mutton into it.
  • Add a large onion, finely sliced.
  • Add tomatoes, cut into halves.
  • Add small green chilies.
  • Add a cup of water.
  • Cook until skin of tomatoes turn soft.
  • Peel and remove the skin of the tomatoes.
  • Give the curry a mix.
  • Cook the gravy for 4-5 minutes.
  • add another cup of water.
  • Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, black pepper powder.
  • Also add bay leaf.
  • check for salt and adjust or add more as per requirement.
  • Mix well.
  • Cook the gravy well 5-10 minutes on low flame.
  • Add yogurt.
  • add chopped coriander leaves.
  • add crushed karoori methi.
  • Close the lid and cook for 5-10 minutes on low flame.
  • Give a mix.
  • Serve hot.


Skip the onions for a more natural way of cooking the kadai gosht.


Nutrition Facts
lamb karahi gosht (mutton karahi)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 103mg34%
Sodium 118mg5%
Potassium 720mg21%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 25g50%
Calcium 103mg10%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Vitamin A 1070IU21%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.