Sunday, May 20, 2012

Aloo Matar Gosht ( Mutton Curry with Potatoes and Peas )

Aloo Matar Gosht ... A traditional Pakistani mutton curry, cooked with potatoes and green peas.

Aloo Matar Gosht ( Mutton Curry with Potatoes and Peas )

Ingredients :
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 125 gm. ( 2 medium ) onions, thinly sliced
  • 250 gm.  tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tsp.  cumin seeds
  • 1/2 kg.  mutton, cubed
  • 1 tbsp.  ginger garlic paste
  • 6 - 8 whole black pepper
  • 4 - 5 cloves
  • 2 large cardamom
  • 2 - 3 small cardamom
  • 2 inch piece cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp.  coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp.  red chillies powder
  • 1/4 tsp.  turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp.  or according to taste, salt
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled & cut in large cubes
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1/2 tsp.  garam masala powder
  • Pinch of each ( green cardamom, nutmeg & mace; ground )
  • 2 tbsp.  fresh coriander leaves, chopped

Method :
  • Heat oil in a pan, add onions and fry until golden brown.
  • Remove from oil and put in a blender with tomatoes and cumin seeds. Blend to a fine paste ( add little water if needed ).
  • Add mutton, ginger garlic paste, black pepper, cloves, cardamoms and cinnamon stick to the oil; stir & cook for 3 - 4 minutes or until mutton is browned.
  • Add coriander powder, chillies powder, turmeric & salt along with the blended paste of onion & tomatoes. 
  • Add enough water to cook the mutton. Bring to a boil, cover and cook over medium heat until the mutton is tender.
  • Now, cook over high heat, stirring constantly until the water dries out and the oil begins to separate.
  • Add potatoes and peas, stir and add enough water ( to cook the potatoes ); cover and cook over medium heat until the potatoes & peas are done.
  • Add enough water for curry/gravy, bring to a boil.
  • Add garam masala & coriander leaves to the curry, cook on very low heat for 3 - 4 minutes until the oil comes to the top.
  • Serve hot with Chapati / Roti, Naan or Paratha.

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Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!! 


  1. Wow this looks stunning - I wish I ate mutton now ;)
    Impeccable presentation my friend!

    Choc Chip Uru

    P.S I was wondering if your sharing was working on foodbuzz since I am receiving no posts in my inbox and cannot send out my newest post. Is it the same for you?

    1. Thank you Uru! I haven't had any problems with foodbuzz, it was working fine :)

  2. I'm a fan of mutton! This curry looks really good!

  3. very the combo of veggies with mutton...nice...

  4. Hats off Ambreen! You have made my day by sharing this lazeez recipe. Thanks a lot.

  5. Do same with chicken too delish ...looks yum

    1. Of course Priti, this can be made with chicken too. But we like it more in mutton :)

  6. It looks like a yummy dish we make here in Cyprus...

  7. nice mutton curry........very tasty....nice flavours.

  8. Wow awesome curry,sure must have tasted superb

  9. Looks great! I've tried making this dish before but didn't turn out very good...looking forward to giving your a try! I looked though the ingredients and I believe you are missing the quantity of meat.

    1. Aww!!! Thank you Asiya for pointing out the error, corrected it now :)

  10. yummilicious n mouthwatering ,Ambreen:-)

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  11. Looks so spicy and tasty curry !! looks YUM !!

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  12. hi ambreen, i love mutton but i dont have many good recipes on this.
    yours look delicious and its a traditional recipe. have a nice day- bookmarked with thanks

  13. Omg, just drooling rite now,yummy mutton curry.

  14. Thank you so much everyone for your kind words :)

  15. That's an creamy, spicy and yum looking favorite combo....

  16. Wow, what can I say... I want some. The picture jumps right of the screen..

  17. i love curries especially spicy

  18. First time here,U got nice blog with yummy recipes....
    happy to follow visit mine in your free time...

    Shabbu's Tasty Kitchen

  19. We are excited to try this! It looks pretty good! Thanks for linking up to Strut Your Stuff Saturday. Hope to see you again next week! -The Sisters

  20. wow...tht is really mouth watering with wonderful flavours!!!

  21. This is a beautiful curry! Love the flavors!

  22. wow...what a mouth watering preparation...looks so delicious n yummy !!!!

  23. Oh that looks delicious! It's lunch time here now and I could eat that right up!!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  24. Hi Ambreen,
    What a beautiful meal that is so full of wonderful flavor! Hope you have a great holiday week end and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  27. I came over from Full Plate Thursday. This looks so good. Have you ever made it with pork or chicken? I would love to make this. I am a new follower. Patsy

  28. first time visiting ur space.. its very lovely.. ur new follower hereafter.. do stop by mine sometime..

  29. °`°º♫°♫♫♪¸
    A fotografia está convidativa...
    a cor, os temperos, os ingredientes...
    Bom sábado!
    Bom fim de semana!

  30. Thank you so much everyone for liking it :)

  31. Ambreen,
    This looks wonderful! I've never eaten mutton before but I'm sure this is yummy just by looking at the beautiful picture. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday last week.

    I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. Have a great day.


  32. so yummy and delicious one !! Thanks for linking to the event !! Appreciate it !!

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  33. Looks absolutely Delicious! Mutton is my favorite meat.

  34. thanks for sharing.

  35. Hi
    accidentally came across your site and tried this. replaced mutton with beef and just made it with peas. This was delish....hubby and friends loved it. Thank you for posting. am going to try your other recipes.

  36. Hi
    Accidentally crossed your site. Tried this out using beef and only used peas. This was delish...hubby and friends loved it. Thank you for posting. Am going to try your other recipes.

    1. Thanks for trying it out, I'm glad to hear you all enjoyed it. Please let me know, if you try my other recipes :)


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