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Mughlai Mutton Curry Recipe | Shahi Mutton Curry

Mughlai Mutton Curry Recipe with Step by Step Pictures. This Shahi mutton curry or mughlai lamb curry is made with onion, cashews and cream which is rich and creamy.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Mutton - ½ kg cut into cubes
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • For Curry:
  • Onion - 2 large sliced thinly
  • Curry leaves a small handful
  • Green chilli - 2 slit
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblspn
  • Tomato - 3 large pureed
  • Chilli Powder - 1 tblspn
  • Coriander Powder - 2 tblspn
  • Cumin Powder - 2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 2 tsp
  • Cashews - 50 grams
  • Coriander leaves a handful
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed
  • For Seasoning:
  • Oil - 2 tblspn
  • Ghee - 3 tblspn
  • Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 small piece
  • Cardamom / Yelakai - 5
  • Cloves / Krambu - 4

Instructions
 

  • Take mutton, salt and turmeric powder in a pressure cooker and cook for 5 whistle. Simmer the flame for 15 mins, turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself. Open and set aside.
  • Take cashews in a bowl, add warm water and soak for 30 mins. Take it in a blender and puree till smooth.
  • Heat oil and ghee in a large kadai, add all seasoning and let it sizzle.
  • Add in onions, curry leaves and green chillies and cook till golden.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell leaves.
  • Add in tomato puree and cook till oil separates.
  • Add in spice powders and salt and mix well.
  • Add in cooked mutton along with the water. Add more water as needed and simmer for few mins.
  • Add in pureed cashew and mix well.
  • Simmer for 15 to 20 mins.
  • Add in coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Serve.
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