Lal maas | How to make Lal maas

By debashri chatterji  |  21st Aug 2018  |  
5 from 1 review Rate It!
  • Photo of Lal maas by debashri chatterji at BetterButter
  • Prep Time


  • Cook Time


  • Serves





About Lal maas Recipe

A rajasthani traditional delight . A super spicy dish. It is a mutton curry prepared in a sauce of yoghurtand hot spices such as red Mathania chillies. This dish typically is very hot and rich in garlic, the gravy may be thick or liquid and is eaten with chapatis

Lal maas

Ingredients to make Lal maas

  • 500 gm mutton
  • 4 onion sliced
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup red chilli paste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1.5 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 3 cloves
  • 3 green cardamom
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 1 bay leaf.
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp curd.
  • 2 tbsp ghee

How to make Lal maas

  1. Soak 6 to 8 dried red chillies and make a paste of it.
  2. Marinate the mutton with 2 tbsp curd; turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin and coriander powder, red chilli paste, 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste . For 2 hours minimum. Or overnight
  3. In a heavy bottom handi, heat ghee..
  4. Add bay leaf, black and green cardamom and cloves.
  5. Now add sliced onions , fry till golden brown. Add 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste saute for 3 to 5 min.
  6. Add the marinated mutton. Mix well. Cook for 5 min on a high flame. Now lower the flame cover the pot and let it cook for a good 15 to 20 min. Till all its water starts evaporating and oil separates
  7. Add salt mix well. Cook for 2 min. Add water to cover the mutton and masala. Give a stir.
  8. On a medium to low flame cover and cook for next 25 to 30 min. Till mutton is tender.
  9. Add garam masala. Mix well.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot

Reviews for Lal maas (1)

Payal Singha year ago

Deliciously amazing!