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Mutton Chanp (Bengali Style)

Moumita Malla
15 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Mutton Chanp (Bengali Style) RECIPE

Mutton Chanp is a very popular dish in any Bengali restaurant.The name Chanp; comes from the word chop; Chop is a small cut of meat including part of a rib.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Others
  • Eid
  • West Bengal
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free
  • Diabetes

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Mutton ribs-500 grams
  2. Curd-1/2 cup
  3. Raw papaya paste-1/4 cup
  4. Ginger paste -1 tablespoon
  5. Garlic paste- 2 tablespoons
  6. Chana dal flour- 1/4 cup ( Roast chana dal on tawa then grind to make a fine powder )
  7. Shahi garam masala ( Green Cardamom-5,BlackCardamom-2,Cloves-4,Cinnamon-1inch stick,Black pepper-1/2 teaspoon,Mace-few blades,Nutmeg-1/4 teaspoon..roast all the ingredients and grind to make a fine powder)
  8. Red chilli powder-1 tablespoons
  9. Turmeric powder-1 teaspoon
  10. Saffron-few (soaked in 1/4 cup warm water)
  11. Rose water- 1 teaspoon
  12. Kewra essence-2 drops
  13. Salt to taste
  14. Ghee-1/2 cup (you can use vegetable oil instead of ghee)


  1. Take the mutton pieces, wash and pat dry with kitchen towel. Take a big bowl, marinate the meat with raw papaya paste and curd. Papaya paste acts as a natural meat tenderizer. Leave it for 3-4 hours or overnight.
  2. After 5-6 hours or next day morning, take a mixing bowl, add soaked saffron, salt, garlic paste, ginger paste, red chilli powder, coriander powder, roasted chana dal powder and shahi garam masala powder. Mix them well.
  3. Take out the marinated mutton from fridge. Add this masala paste to the marinated mutton and rub the mutton pieces well on both sides. Allow it to rest for another 4 hours.
  4. Add ghee or clarified butter to the pan and heat it up, once it is melt, add mutton pieces with marination masala. Let it cook over medium for 5 minutes after that reduce the heat to low and cover it with a lid. Cook it covered on very low heat for about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Frequently remove the cover and give some stirs and mix the spices. Fry the chops till both sides turn golden brown and oil comes up from the sides of pan and mutton gets softer and tender.
  5. Sprinkle rose water and kewra essence over it and mix, Keep it covered till you serve. Enjoy with laccha paratha, roomali roti or Chicken Biriyani.

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Arunava Pramanick
Arunava Pramanick   Feb-21-2018

Nazuk! Nazuk!

Manisha Shukla
Manisha Shukla   Aug-07-2017

You Rock dear

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