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Mutton Ghee Roast

Mutton Ghee Roast is a Mangalorean Delicacy which is spicy, flavourful and goes well with Rice, Chapathi, etc.,
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Ghee Mutton roast, Mutton Ghee Roast, Mutton Roast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 410kcal
Author F for Flavour


  • 500 Grams Mutton
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper corns
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Curd
  • Salt As required


How to make Mutton Ghee Roast

  • In a pressure cooker, add ghee.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry in ghee for few seconds.
  • Now add cleaned mutton pieces and turmeric.
  • Mix well till ginger garlic paste is coated well over mutton pieces.
  • Add 1 cup of water or enough water to cover mutton pieces.
  • Pressure cook for 7 – 8 whistles on medium whistles.

To make mutton ghee roast masala:

  • Dry roast red chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, peppercorns, cinnamon and cloves. Fry till nice aroma emanates. Do not burn the spices. 
  • Switch off the flame and let it cool. 
  • Add little water and blend it to a fine paste. 
  • In a kadai, add ghee.
  • Add the blended masala and fry for few seconds.
  • Now add the mutton stock and let it cook for few minutes.
  • Add the cooked mutton pieces, curd and required salt.
  • Mix well and let the masala and mutton pieces cook along.
  • Cook for 4 – 5 mins in medium flame.
  • If you want to have in a semi gravy consistency, you can switch off the flame now Or If you like to have it dry, roast it well for few more minutes.
  • Switch off the flame and serve.


  • Adjust spice level according to your taste preferences.
  • Cook for 2/3 more whistles if mutton is under cooked.
  • You can use 1/2 tsp of Raw papaya taste while cooking Mutton. Raw papaya paste will help in cooking of mutton.
  • You can also try this recipe with chicken instead of mutton.