Food,  Meat & Eggs

Bhuna Gosht (Lamb Curry)

Bhunna Gosht (Lamb Curry)

1kg mutton/lamb
4 tbsp of oil
1kg onions, chopped
10-12 green cardamoms
10-15 cloves
2-3 cinnamon sticks
3-4 black cardamom
2-3 bay leaves
4 tbsp of garlic-ginger paste
½ kg of tomatoes, pureed
2 tsp of red chilli powder
Salt as per taste
2 tsp of dhaniya powder (coriander powder)
2 tsp of jeera powder (cumin seed powder)
200g of fresh yogurt
a few coriander leaves, chopped 
1 tsp of garam masala 
1 tbsp of kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves) optional


  1. Heat the oil to medium high then add cinnamon, bay leaves, black cardamom, cloves and green cardamom.
  2. Stir and add the onions, and add salt then stir continuously until they turn golden brown.
  3. Add in the mutton/lamb and sear it (until the outside changes color).  Stir-fry for an additional 5-7 minutes on high heat.
  4. Add the ginger garlic paste and stir constantly for 2-3 minutes. 
  5. Add the tomato puree, mix well and lower the heat and let it cook gradually, stirring occasionally.  Cook for about 20 minutes.
  6. Add the masalas (red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt)  mix well.
  7. Add in the yogurt and coriander.  Cook an additional 20-40 minutes until the meat gets tender and the coil separates from the curry.
  8. Garnish with fresh corriander and garam masala and kasoori methi.