Saturday, October 27, 2012

Chinioti Kunna Gosht : Eid-ul-Adha Mubarak

Chiniot ( a city in Punjab, Pakistan) is known for its intricately carved wooden furniture all over the world. Kunna gosht is a famous dish from Chiniot. Traditionally, it is cooked in a clay pot (mitti ki handi) which enhances its flavor.  Enjoy this delicious dish this Eid with your family :)

Eid Mubarak! Happy Eid-ul-Adha!

Chinioti Kunna Gosht
Serves : 4 - 6

Ingredients :
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup cooking oil or ghee ( clarified buter )
  • 1/2 kg.  Mutton with bones
  • 3 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp.  turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp.  ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp.  red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp.  crushed red chillies
  • 1 tsp.  white cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp.  black cumin seeds ( kala zeera )
  • 1 tsp.  black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp.  whole coriander seeds
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp.  cloves
  • 1/2 tsp.  nutmeg and mace
  • Salt, to taste
  • 3 tbsp.  flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • Green chillies, chopped
  • Ginger, sliced
  • Lemon
Method :
  • Heat oil in a heavy base pan. Add mutton, onion, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder and crushed red chillies.
  • Cook stirring continuously till the meat changes color.
  • Add 2 to 3 cups water and cook covered, on low heat till the meat is 3/4 tender and a thin gravy is left.
  • Grind white cumin seeds, black cumin seeds, black pepper powder, coriander seeds, green and black cardamoms, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and mace to a fine powder. Add this to the pan with salt.
  • Mix flour with milk and add to the pan. Cook, covered on low flame for 10 - 15 minutes until the gravy is thick according to your liking.
  • Turn off the heat and wait till the oil comes out.
  • Transfer to serving bowl. Garnish with green chillies, sliced ginger and lemon.
  • Serve with tandoori roti or Naan.
Recipe Source

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


  1. like its color.. perfectly made..

  2. Rich with spices. I bet it smells as good as it looks.

  3. Eid Muabarak to you and your family...

  4. Fingerlicking dish definitely,highly inviting.

  5. love love love the garvy. wonderful recipe.

  6. You always have such wonderful dishes, and for me they're new :)
    I'm a vegetarian, but I simply enjoy looking at this colorful and delicious looking dish

  7. Looks super delicious Ambreen .Eid Mubarak !

  8. Looks super delicious Ambreen .Eid Mubarak !

  9. Eid Mubarak dear Ambreen..I hope you enjoyed the day :) uff me to buhat thak gae thi aaj..or evening me neend bhi puri ker li, will be night owl today..hehe

    Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

  10. looks yummy and delicious..

  11. I think this is delicious

  12. I hope you have a wonderful festival my friend, this is delish :D


  13. hi ambreen..looks very delicious. i like mutton also. eid dul adha to you and family too.

  14. Eid Mubarak to you too!

    Kunna looks delicious. I am now gonna try making it soon:)

  15. Thank you so much friends for the Eid wishes. Hope you try out the recipe and enjoy it :)

  16. wow...Delicious.. Perfectly done... Lovely clicks...

  17. looks absolutely delicious, mmmmm Ambreen, you sure know how to impress us!!!
    greetings!!! and hope you have a happy Eid

  18. Eid Mubarak Ambreen. The curry looks delicious. Apt for the occasion. Wish I got a serve here, right from that bowl....

  19. Oh yum Ambreen - this sounds delicious!!!

    Just stopped by to let you know that I featured your Halloween cupcakes on my round tuit post this week!
    Round Tuit 125
    Thanks again for linking up! Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

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

  21. I remember eating this at my grandmother's house when I was younger. It's so nice to see a recipe for it so I can try to recreate it in my own kitchen :)

  22. It looks great! Nice pictures. Ghost casserole LOL

  23. Cooking is clay pot gives food such a special and profound taste! I am sure this curry tastes as good as it shows!

  24. This looks and sounds so heartwarming!
    I would love to have you share this (or any other recipes of yours) at Wednesday Extravaganza - my Foodie link party, and maybe win a lifetime feature on my Wall of Fame! Here is the link:

    I can't wait to see you there!

  25. Oooh this looks so good! I've never heard of it; mashAllah you have the most amazing Saalan recipes I've ever seen :)

  26. Hi! Stopping in to invite you to join us at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!

    I hope to see you there!
    The Chicken Chick

  27. looks and sounds wonderful, i bet this would warm me up on this cold day :) thanks for sharing with us at Creative Mondays ...

  28. Newest follower here! I found you through the Wednesday link up! Cute blog, I can’t wait to read more!

  29. I can almost smell all the wonderful flavors as they come together for this great dish. Hope you are having a great fall weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  30. I've never cooked with mutton, but this looks absolutely delicious!

  31. Ambreen,
    This looks delicious! I've never had mutton before but I'm sure I could substitute lamb. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday. Can’t wait to see what you share this week! Have a wonderful week.

  32. Looks belly-rubbing delicious! Thanks for sharing at Sweet Saturday, sorry I didn't thank you sooner ;)

  33. This looks fantastic and sounds interesting. I might actually give it a try!


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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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