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Kolhapuri Mutton Curry

Bethica Das
60 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Kolhapuri Mutton Curry RECIPE

This is a very popular dish from the region of Kolhapur in Maharashtra. This place is known for its delicious, spicy and finger licking mutton recipes. So it is obviously not for any faint hearted. So for all the brave hearts, do try this awesome recipe in your kitchen and relish it with naan, kulcha, tandoori roti or plain Biryani.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Maharashtra
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Marination -
  2. 500 gms. mutton on bones, curry cut
  3. salt to taste
  4. 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  5. 1 tbsp. lime juice
  6. 1 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  7. Dry roast & grind -
  8. 2 tbsp. coriander seeds
  9. 1 tsp. fennel seeds
  10. 5-6 cloves
  11. 10-12 peppercorns
  12. 3 tbsp. fresh grated coconut
  13. 4-5 dry red chilies
  14. Gravy -
  15. 3 tbsp. oil
  16. 2 onion, sliced
  17. 1" ginger
  18. 3-4 garlic cloves
  19. 2 tomatoes, chopped
  20. coriander leaves to garnish


  1. Marinate the mutton for an hour with the ingredients mentioned under it.
  2. Dry roast all the ingredients mentioned under it for a minute or till you get an nice aroma. Let it cool down and then grind into a powder. Keep aside.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a pan and saute the the onion, ginger & garlic till light brown. Then add the tomatoes and continue to saute till it is mashed. Set aside to cool.
  4. Then grind into a paste.
  5. Heat remaining oil and fry the marinated mutton till light brown.
  6. Now add the ground powder and the ground paste.
  7. Fry for 2-3 minutes till it is well combined.
  8. Add 1 cup water and pressure cook for 20-25 minutes on a low flame after the first whistle. (Water can be adjusted according to the consistency required).
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy with plain steamed rice, pulao, plain Biryani, naan, tandoori roti or just plain chapatti.

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Sonal Sardesai
Sonal Sardesai   Mar-04-2018

Super recipe

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