Simple Mutton Bhuna / Goat Bhuna Masala


1/2 kg mutton, cut into pieces
3 large onions, sliced
2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
4 cloves
2 cinnamon
3 cardamoms
2 black cardamoms
15-20 pepper corns
salt to taste
2 tbsp yogurt, whisked
3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
4 tbsp oil


  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon, black cardamom and pepper corns and saute well.
  2. Add sliced onions and fry on medium flame for 10-12 minutes till brown.
  3. Add cleaned mutton pieces and saute on high flame for 5 minutes till meat is browned.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes on low flame till the raw smell is gone.
  5. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt and mix well on low flame for 3-4 minutes till oil separates.
  6. Add 1 cup of water and mix well and pressure cook for 5-6 whistles or till cooked well.
  7. When the pressure releases, open the cooker and add garam masala and mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes on medium flame till water dries up.
  8. Switch off the flame and add yogurt, mix well and then cook on low-medium flame for 4-5 minutes till oil separates.
  9. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot….

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