Monday, September 8, 2008

Gosht Khare Masaley Ka (Lamb With Whole Spices)

Khare Masaley Ka Gosht literally means mutton cooked with whole spices.

1 pound Lamb with bones cut into 1 ½” pieces
2 medium Onions
1” Ginger piece
4 cloves Garlic
2 Green Chillies
2 dry red chillies
Salt to taste
1” cinnamon stick
1 brown cardamom
10 black peppercorns
5 cloves
2 Bay Leaves
Pinch of Mace (Javitri)
Two twigs of cilantro or parsley
1 tbsp ghee

  • Clean and wash lamb .
  • Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamom, peppercorns, cloves and sauté till they turn light brown in color.
  • Add lamb, onions, ginger, garlic, whole green chillies, dry red chillies, salt and 2 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook for about 30 minutes on low heat or till lamb pieces are tender.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro leaves.
  • Serve hot with bun or pita.

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