Sunday, October 5, 2014

Mutton Rogan Josh Recipe Authentic

Almost too dark and too oily for most palates, Rogan Josh is an aromatic mutton dish cooked in spicy gravy at intense moderate heat. It will be possibly the richest meat curry you will have in your life. Preparing the Rogan Josh needs good amount of patience and passion for cooking it on a slow flame. One bite and the taste burst into the mouth with whole lot of spices tingling into the taste buds making it a memorable delight to relish.

Mutton Rogan Josh Recipe:
Prep Time: 20 mins ♥ Cook Time: 20 mins ♥ Total Time: 40 mins ♥ Yield: 4 servings

250 gms minced mutton
1 tsp vinegar
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 tbsp ginger paste
1 tbsp garlic chopped
2 green chillies
1 cup yogurt, beaten
2 cups water
3 tsp red chilli powder
4 cloves
5 cardamoms, crushed
1 cinnamon stick
2 bay leaves
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp poppy seeds
1 tsp black pepper powder
1 cup green coriander chopped
5 tbsp oil
2 tbsp ghee
2 onion, sliced
1 tsp lemon juice
4 tbsp cashew and almonds, crushed
1 bunch curry leaves
Pinch of mace
Pinch of nutmeg
Pinch of saffron
Sugar, to taste
Salt, to taste

Recipe Method:

Marinate the mince meat with oil, ginger paste, garlic, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, yogurt, lemon juice and some salt. Keep aside for an hour.

In a microwave bowl, add washed raw mutton pieces, 1 cup water, cumin powder and salt. Close with a lid and cook meat for 10 minutes till all the water evaporates. Keep aside.

Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a casserole for 1 minute. Add bay leaves, curry leaves, green chillies, cloves, cinnamon, poppy seeds, almonds, brown cardamoms, green cardamoms, pepper, cloves, mace, nutmeg, sliced onions and microwave for 3 minutes till golden brown. Add the tomatoes and cook for another 3 minutes till oil starts separating.

Add the vinegar and cooked meat to it and mix well. Cook for 5 minutes till mutton turns brown. Add 1 cup water and close the pan and cook on 50 percent power for 10 minutes till the meat is well cooked. Once cooked, add coriander powder, saffron, sugar, and mix well.

Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves with rice, roti, paratha or naan bread.

Mutton Rogan Josh