Recipe: Bhuna Gosht

“When it comes to cooking mutton, one needs a lot of patience. Bhuna ghost is a delicious treat and a great appretizer to start your meal with,” says Shadab Ahmed Qureshi, Chef De Cuisine of Jyran, Sofitel Mumbai BKC.


  • 1 kg Mutton
  • 100 gms Onion (sliced)
  • 06 pieces Green Chilies
  • 10 gms  Garam Masala Powder
  • 15 gms Red Chili Powder
  • 10 gms Cumin
  • 10 gms Coriander powder
  • 25 gms  Ginger Garlic paste
  • 50 gms Tomatoes
  • 50 gms Plain Yogurt
  • 100 ml Cooking Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh Coriander for garnish


  • Clean and wash the mutton and drain excess water from it.
  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the whole masala (cinnamon cardamom, bay leaves) in it.
  • Try the spices till it becomes aromatic.
  • Add the onions and fry it until they turn golden.
  • Then add the garlic, ginger and mutton.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and salt to the mutton.
  • Add tomatoes and cook it till the oil separates from the gravy, cook it for about 5 minutes on high heat.
  • Sauté the meat on medium-low flame, stirring frequently till the mutton is half-cooked and the masala has formed a nice glaze on the meat for about 20 minutes.
  • Add a few tablespoons of water and cook while covered (dum) on simmer for another 15 – 20 minutes till mutton becomes tender.

The recipe above is contributed by Jyran, Sofitel, BCK, Mumbai.


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