Aloo Gosht Korma, a yogurt based creamy gravy flavored with spices and meat,along with potatoes.Serve this Korma along with Naan or a similar thick flat bread to mop up the flavorful gravy or pulao, and impress your guests and loved ones.

  • 1 kg Mutton,washed and cubed
  • 2 large Onions, chopped
  • 1 medium Potato-cubed
  • 5-6 Green chilies, slit
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Ginger and Garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Oil
  • 3/4 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Thick Yogurt
  • 2 tsp Red chili powder (adjust)
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 1/4 tbsp Coriander powder-optional
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Poppy seeds
  • 4 tbsp Grated fresh Coconut
  • 4 Cashew nuts,soak in little water or milk -optional
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds-optional
  • Coriander leaves-finely chopped for garnish
  • Marinate the mutton with ginger and garlic paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder,coriander powder and salt. Keep aside the marinated mutton for 30-40 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel or cooker,add the chopped onions and fry till transparent or light golden brown. Add the green chilis and saute it and then blend it in the blender.
  • Next dry roast poppy seeds,grated coconut,sesame seeds one by one and then blend it with little water to form paste.
  • To the same vessel add little oil.At this point you can optionally add cardamon,cloves,cinnamon stick and bay leaves or add the onion paste.
  • Next add the marinated mutton and cook over medium heat with lid and do stir in between.
  • Add the poppy seeds-coconut paste to the mutton and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. And then add 2-3 cups of water and cook with lid on or whistle for 4-5 times .
  • Now add the potatoes and add little water.Cover and cook till the potatoes are soft but not mushy. Simmer till the mutton is tender and the gravy thickens.
  • Lastly adjust salt and add garam masala powder and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.Turn off heat.
  • Serve with naan,pulao, biryani or rotis.