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Kung pao mutton

Amina Khaleel
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Kung pao mutton RECIPE

A Chinese style gravy made with mutton (lamb meat), capsicums, tomatoes and onions.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Chinese
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. To cook the mutton
  2. 300 gms boneless mutton
  3. 1/4 tsp salt
  4. 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  5. 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  6. 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  7. 2 Cups water
  8. For the marinade
  9. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  10. 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  11. 1/4 tsp salt
  12. 1 tbsp Corn flour
  13. 1 and 1/2 tbsp egg white
  14. For the Gravy
  15. 1 ½ cups capsicum of all three colours cut into small squares
  16. 1 large onion cut into small squares
  17. 3 tomatoes cut into small squares
  18. 1 ½ tsp red chilli powder
  19. 1 tsp salt
  20. 2 tbsp Soya sauce
  21. 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  22. 1 ½ tbsp corn flour
  23. ½ cup water
  24. 2 tbsp oil
  25. oil for frying


  1. Take mutton, salt, red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste and coriander leaves along with 2 cups water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  2. Check if the mutton is cooked.
  3. If not, pressure cook for a few more whistles.
  4. Separate the stock from the mutton using a strainer.
  5. You can use the stock to make soup.
  6. Take the cooked mutton in a bowl and keep ready.
  7. Take all the ingredients of the marinade in a bowl and mix well.
  8. Add the cooked mutton, coat well with the marinade and set aside for ½ an hour.
  9. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the mutton pieces till golden brown in colour.
  10. To make the gravy, heat oil in a pan, add onions and saute for a few seconds.
  11. Then add ginger and garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes.
  12. Next add red chilli powder dissolved in 2 tbsp water and mix well.
  13. Add tomatoes and cook till oil starts separating.
  14. Then add the capsicums and mix well.
  15. Add salt, soya sauce, coriander leaves and the fried mutton pieces and mix well.
  16. Dissolve corn flour in water and add to the pan.
  17. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  18. When large boils are seen and the gravy starts thickening, switch off the gas and transfer to a bowl.
  19. Serve hot with fried rice or noodles.

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Shalini Dubey
Shalini Dubey   Nov-18-2016

very well made

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