Bengali Mutton Curry

Bengali Mutton Curry


Kosha Mangso is one of those exclusive dish for that a Bengali trades off the rice for wheat based Luchi or Parota. A traditional Bengali recipe of goat meat, hot and spicy thick gravy just coats the meat pieces.

500gms Mutton/Goat Meat (from leg) cut into medium pieces
½ Cup Yogurt
1 Tablespoon Turmeric
2 Tablespoon Ghee
2 large Onions chopped
2 Tablespoon Ginger paste
2 Tablespoon Garlic paste
1 Tablespoon Garam Masala
3 Teaspoon Cumin Powder
4 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
2 Large Tomatoes chopped


1. Sprinkle Salt and Turmeric to the mutton pieces.

2. Beat the Yogurt and rub it to the mutton.

3.In a Deep and Heavy bottom pan heat ghee. Add the chopped Onions and half of Garam Masala. Cook for at least 10 minutes.

4. Now add the marinated mutton and cook for 10-12 minutes

5.Take the Coriander, Cumin, Red Chilli Powder and remaining Turmeric Powder in a bowl and add little water and the Ginger and Garlic Paste to make it a smooth paste. Add this paste to the pan. Now add the chopped tomatoes also cover with a lid.

6. Slow down the heat and cook till the mutton is soft. In between, uncover and check for burning at the bottom, if required sprinkle very little water.

7. When the mutton becomes soft, sprinkle rest of the Garam masala and stir well. Transfer to a serving platter and serve with Luchi or Parota.