18/08/2015

MUTTON ROGAN JOSH (KASHMIRI SPECIAL MUTTON CURRY )



Mutton Rogan Josh is a signature dish of Kashmiri Cuisine...here meat is   cooked with spices  and yogurt The use of Kashmiri  red chillies gives a nice red colour to the curry.It derived  the name from Persian  words,Rogan means "oil"and Josh means "intense heat"..so Mutton Rogan Josh means mutton cooked in oil at intense heat.

INGREDIENTS 

Mutton -500 grams (cut into medium  pieces)

Oil-1/4 cup(Preferably mustard oil ) 

Dry Ginger Powder(Saunth) - 1tsp

Asafoetida  or Hing-1 pinch

Cinnamon or Dalchini -1 one-inch

Cloves or Laung -4

Green Cardamom or Choti Elachi-2

Black Cardamoms or Bodi Elaichi  -2

Black peppercorns-3

Black cardamoms-3

Kashmiri red chilli powder-2tsp

Fennel seed (saunf) powder-2 teaspoons

Coriander powder-1 tablespoon

Ghee or Clarified Butter -1tsp

Garam Masala Powder - 1tsp

Bay Leaf-1

Salt to taste

Yogurt -1/2cup ( Whisked )

Water -1 1/2 cup



METHOD 

Marinate mutton pieces  with 2 tbsp yougurt, salt for  2 hours.

Heat oil in a thick-bottomed pan. Add  asafoetida, bay leaf,cinnamon, green cardamom  cloves, black peppercorns and black cardamoms. Sauté till fragrant.

Add marinated   mutton  pieces and fry on medium heat till mutton  pieces turn a nice reddish brown colour. Stir it to time that it does not stick to the pan.

Sprinkle a little water and continue cooking for on low heat. Add Kashmiri red chilli powder, fennel powder, dry ginger powder, coriander powder and salt.

Add remaining yogurt and 11/2  cups of water..mix and stir...Cover it with a lid and allow it to cook till tender, on low flame.

 Open the lid..put garam masala, ghee and boil for 2 minutes.

Switch off the heat. ..Transfer to a serving bowl. ..garnish with mint leaves. .


Serve  hot wih rice, naan pulao anything  else what you  want.


Traditional Kashmiri Rogan Josh has thin gravy and a thick layer of oil on top.





10 comments:

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    1. Thanks Piyali...I just love this dish..specially the aroma of fresh spices.

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  2. tasted it many times in restaurants!! Looks perfect...

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  3. Looks so yummy. Beautiful share !

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  4. Hi Moumita Malla, Love this dish and the spices you used. This is my favorite kind of food.

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    1. Thank dear..the aroma of the spice is really good.

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