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Dhaba Mutton Gravy...

Zeenath Muhammad Amaanullah
5 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Dhaba Mutton Gravy... RECIPE

This spicy and scrumptious mutton gravy is famous in North India, especially Punjab. This recipe helps you cook same restaurant style curry at home. It is quite easy recipe like any other spicy mutton preparation , with a few twists in method steps and a lots of spices in list . Dhaba style cooking uses whole spices which are added freshly ground or pasted , enhancing the taste and aroma of curry . In this particular Dhaba Mutton Curry Recipe , mutton or lamb cuts are slow cooked with spices and a sauce of tomato and onions . Mutton pieces are marinated with spices , salt and yoghurt and kept aside for around half to one hour . Better keep it aside for an hour . The curry looks awesome , so appealing and is a must try for all mutton lovers .

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Simmering
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Mutton bone in 1 kg
  2. ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  3. turmeric 1/2 tsp
  4. Oil or ghee 3-4 tbsp
  5. salt to taste
  6. Garam masala 1 tsp
  7. cumin powder 1 tsp
  8. coriander powder 1 tsp
  9. Whole spices.. bay leaf 1, cardamoms 2,cinnamon sticks 2 and cloves 4
  10. yoghurt 1 cup
  11. tomato puree 1 cup
  12. coriander leaves chopped few
  13. onions sliced 3
  14. Green chillies 2 chopped
  15. Paprika 1 tsp
  16. Dry Red Chillies 2
  17. cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  18. water 2 cups or less.


  1. Marinate the mutton pieces with chilli powder , paprika powder , ginger garlic paste , cumin powder , salt and yoghurt . Set aside for an hour .
  2. In a big pan , add half of oil and fry the mutton pieces for 10 mins . Keep aside .
  3. In another pan , add rest of oil , temper cumin seeds along with whole spices - cardamoms , cloves , cinnamon stick , bay leaves and dried red chillies .
  4. Add onions and green chillies and saute till the onions turn a golden brown in colour .
  5. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute .
  6. Add coriander powder , turmeric powder and saute till oil oozes out .
  7. Add tomato puree , mutton pieces and garam masala .
  8. Mix well , add 2 cups if water and bring to a boil .
  9. Cover and cook on a medium low flame for an hour .
  10. Cook till a semi thick consistency is obtained .

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Rosemeen Opai
Rosemeen Opai   Aug-16-2017

I made this curry today it was tempting my family loved it lotttt. Thank you dear

Yasmeen Ahmed
Yasmeen Ahmed   Jun-04-2017

So very beautiful.. stunning looks

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