Mutton Curry is a non-vegetarian cuisine that is very popular especially in Nepal and India. It is prepared using fresh meat mixed in a curry that has the mutton pieces which is pressure-cooked with the goodness of whole spice like cardamom pods, cloves, bay leaves, and cinnamon sticks. The gravy has onions and tomatoes that are seasoned with ginger-garlic paste and meat masala. It is mostly served with rice and roti.

In Nepal, mutton means khasi, especially mentions to goat meat instead of sheep or lamb. Mutton gravy is one of the mandatory dishes in every Nepali festival cooked in various different styles. The most popular dishes are Mutton curry, Mutton Choila, Khasi ko Bhutan.

Mutton Masala Gravy is a delicious recipe that can be cooked in plentiful ways. If you searched in Google, you will get a large number of mutton dishes related to Indian recipes and Nepalese recipes. Everybody serves their delicious curry in their own way.

Try this quick easy dinner recipes, if you are a beginner do follow each step precisely. Spices play an important role to make the curry more delightful and tangy. Curry powder or curry paste can vary the taste of the dish. Fresh grinded homemade spices/garam masala can be used if possible but no worries if you can’t make it on your own. Buy some mutton masala curry powder from your near grocery store.

If you are obsessed with spicy foods, you should definitely try this tasty mutton masala curry or mutton gravy. Especially on weekends all you want to do is eat delicious food, in order to make your weekend full of flavors I am sharing this easy homemade Nepali Style mutton curry recipe.

Ingredients for mutton curry

  • 1 kg fresh mutton meat
  • 5 tablespoon oil
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 4-5 finely chopped tomatoes 
  •  4-5 red or green chilies
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Garam Masala (3 cloves, 3 cinnamon, 3 cardamoms, 4 bay leaves)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seed
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • Ginger-garlic paste
  • Meat Masala
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • Finely chopped coriander

How to make mutton curry

1: Firstly, heat up 5 tbsp of oil in a pressure cooker, add some cumin seed along with Garam Masala (3 cloves, 3 cinnamon, 3 cardamoms, 4 bay leaves) and let it fry for 1 minute

2: Add mutton meat in it and let it cook for 5-10 minutes and add 1 tbsp of turmeric powder and salt, then stir it properly

3: Add chopped onion and chili then let it cook for 3-4 minutes

4: After this, add all the spices i.e. 1 tbsp of cumin powder, ginger-garlic paste, meat masala, chili powder and then mix it properly

5: Add chopped tomatoes, close the lid and then let it cook for 5 minutes in medium flame

6: Then add some water, mix it properly and let it cook for 2-3 minutes

7: Close the lid and then let it cook for 10 whistles in medium flame

8: At last garnish with chopped coriander on top

9: And it’s ready to serve our fresh homemade delicious mutton curry 🙂

A delicious homemade mutton curry