“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.