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Recipe For Kolhapuri Mutton

Updated on August 3, 2012
4 stars from 1 rating of Kolhapuri Mutton

Kolhapuri Mutton

Cook Time

Cook time: 1 hour 30 min
Ready in: 1 hour 30 min
Yields: 4-5


  • 1 kg Mutton
  • 4 tsp Oil
  • 2 nos. Bay Leaves
  • 4 nos. Whole dried red chillies
  • 4 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 5-6 nos. Cloves
  • 4 nos. Onions, Finely chopped
  • 5 nos. Tomato, Finely chopped
  • 3 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • to taste Salt
  • for garnishing Coriander Leaves
  • 2 tsp Poppy seeds (khaskhas)
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Melon seed (kharbooj)
  • 2 nos. Mace (javitri)
  • 2 tsp Coriander seeds (dhania)
  • 2 tsp Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 2 tsp Sesame seeds (til)
  • 2 tsp Grated coconut
  • 5-6 nos. Garlic cloves
  • 3 inch Ginger


  1. Cut Mutton into small pieces. Clean and wash it thoroughly.
  2. Roast the kolhapuri masala ingredients except garlic and ginger on slow flame for 5 mins. Grind them with garlic and ginger to a fine paste. Add little water to it so as needed.
  3. Heat oil in a thick bottom pan with heavy lid. Add bay leaf, whole red chillies, cloves and cinnamon sticks. Saute it
  4. Add onion and saute till onions turns golden brown.
  5. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and grinded paste to it. Saute for a minute or two.
  6. Add mutton pieces to it and cook it with masala for 8-10 mins. Stir constantly so that the masala does not stick to the bottom of the pan.
  7. Add tomatoes to it and cook for 10-12 mins.
  8. Pour 1 litre of water to it and cook it for 45-60 mins with lid covered on pan on slow flame.
  9. Add garam masala powder to it. Cook for another 5 mins.
  10. Remove in serving dish. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice or chapati.


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      Tony Mead 4 years ago from Yorkshire


      this sounds really good, I love mutton dishes they are so rich and tasty.

      good hub, easy to follow instructions.

      regards Tony