Make Flavourful Ghee Mutton Roast with a South Indian Twist

Mutton Roast is the perfect dish for dinners on cold evenings, thanks to its smoky and robust flavours. The dish can be made easily using the spices commonly found in any South Indian kitchen. To know how to make this delicious ghee mutton roast, continue reading!

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Make Flavourful Ghee Mutton Roast with a South Indian Twist
Ghee Mutton Roast Recipe
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Servings
people
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Servings
people
Ghee Mutton Roast Recipe
Instructions
  1. In a cooker, heat ghee and add turmeric powder. Stir well and add mutton, ginger-garlic paste and cook until mutton turns brownish.
  2. Add salt and 2 cups of water and pressure cook for up to 4 whistles on medium flame. Rest the cooker for a few minutes and then release the pressure. Remove the mutton chunks from the broth.
  3. In a pan, dry roast red chilli, coriander seeds, cumin, fennel seeds, mustard, cloves and cinnamon for about 2-3 minutes. Grind the roasted spices to make a coarse powder. Add onion and garlic and grind them with the spices.
  4. In a pan, heat ghee and add mutton chunks along with the ground paste and combine thoroughly. Roast on a low flame for about 7-8 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with parantha or dosa.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tip

You can also add a tablespoon of tamarind while grinding the masala paste.

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This was our variation of mutton roast with a touch of southern regions of India. How do you make mutton roast at home? Do share your version of the recipe with us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I store the masala paste?

Yes. You can store the masala paste in an air-tight container, but add the onions, tamarind and garlic only before cooking. 

What can I substitute ghee with for this recipe?

Ghee is an important ingredient for this recipe. However, if you don't want the aroma to be very strong, you can use only a tablespoon of ghee.

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