Mutton Ghee Roast

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Mutton Ghee Roast is a very popular side dish of South India. It is a beautifully flavored dish cooked in ghee, freshly grounded masala and spices. The aroma and taste is amazing. A perfect side dish.
4.50 from 4 votes
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy
Calories 215 kcal
Servings 3


  • 400 gm Mutton
  • 1 tsp Peppercorns
  • 3 Green Chillies chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger chopped
  • 6 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 stick Cinnamon small stick
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Star Anise small piece
  • 3 Dry red Chili whole
  • ½ tsp cumin seed
  • 2 Onion medium, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Fennel powder
  • 1 Tomato large, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Water or as required
  • 1 sprig Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • ¼ cup Coriander chopped


  • Grind together peppercorns, green chilli, ginger, garlic with little water to a fine paste.
  • Add the ground masala, lemon juice and salt to cleaned mutton pieces. Marinate it for 30 mins to 1 hour.
  • Take the pressure cooker and add the marinated mutton and 1 cup of water. Pressure cook for 10 mins. Let the pressure release by itself. Open the cooker and if there is any liquid, evaporate it completely.
  • Heat ghee in a pan. Add the whole spices, red chillies, curry leaves and saute for a min.
  • Add the sliced onions and cook till it turns soft. Add the tomato and saute till it turns mushy.
  • Add all the masala powders and salt if required and fry for a min.
  • Add the cooked mutton, stir and mix well coating the mutton with the masalas and roast on low heat for about 5 mins stirring frequently.
  • Increase the flame to medium-high heat and roast further stirring frequently for about 10 mins.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, give a quick stir and take off the heat.
  • Garnish with more coriander leaves and serve.

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4.50 from 4 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 342mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 704IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2mg

Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

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  1. Made this today and just loved the dish. The recipe is easy to follow and the mutton is perfectly made. Will surely make it again! Loved the spicy kick of the black pepper at the end.5 stars

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