Mutton Kosha

Recipe by Koushik

Kosha Mangsho is one the Bengal delicacy, flavorful yet simple. This recipe will surely impress you with its distinct aroma, balanced taste and texture.


Style: Traditional | Cooking time: 90 min
Servings: 4

 Ingredients

 

Mutton – 500gm


Potato – 2 medium sized, peeled


Onion – 2 medium finely chopped


Garlic paste – 2 tbsp


Ginger paste – 2 tbsp


Red chili powder – 1 tbsp


Coriander powder – 2 tbsp


Turmeric powder – 1 tbsp


Hung curd – 3 tbsp


Mustard oil – 8 tbsp


Bay leaf – 1


Cinnamon – 1” stick


Cardamom – 1


Clove – 4


Black pepper – 10


Nutmeg powder – ½ tsp ( optional)


Sugar – 1 tsp


Salt to taste

        Directions

 

  1. Wash the mutton pieces and marinate it with Ginger paste, Red chili powder, Coriander powder, Turmeric powder, 1 chopped onion, 3 tbsp Mustard oil and curd and keep aside for 30 mins
  2. Grind together Cinnamon, Cardamom, Clove and Black pepper with little water to make garam masala paste
  3. Now take a pressure cooker and heat 5 tbsp mustard oil, add bay leaf and sugar.
  4. After sugar get caramelized, add 1 chopped onion and fry till golden brown, then add garlic paste and potato; fry for a while.
  5. Add marinated mutton pieces, saute for 10 mins on high heat.
  6. Now add salt and cook on low heat until the oil get separated from the spices ( it could take 30 mins), stir occasionally in between
  7. Add the garam masala paste ( optional nutmeg powder)
  8. Now cover the pressure cooker; turn off the heat after one whistle.
  9. Mutton Kosha is ready, serve it with long grain rice

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