Afghani Mutton

Afghani Mutton Curry: A Taste of Afghanistan’s Finest Culinary Tradition

Experience the essence of Afghan cuisine with our delectable Afghani Mutton Curry. Succulent mutton pieces simmered in a tantalizing blend of authentic spices, creating a dish that delights the taste buds with its rich flavors. Discover the secrets of this time-honored recipe and savor the true taste of Afghanistan’s culinary heritage in every mouthful.

Afghani Mutton


Mutton/Lamb-1 kg(curry cut pieces)

Oil- ½cup

Onion-3 medium size

Ginger-2Tbsp finely chopped

Garlic-2Tbsp finely chopped

Salt-a/c taste

Black Pepper powder-3tsp

Cumin powder-3 tsp

Garam Masala-2tsp

Curd/Yogurt-1/2 cup

Tomatoes-2 medium size

Coriander powder-3tsp

Kasuri Methi(Dry fenugreek leaves)-2tsp crushed



  • Wash mutton pieces thoroughly drain water completely, set aside.
  • Thinly slice onions and fry in oil, set aside.
  • Make puree of tomatoes, set aside.


  1. Heat oil in pressure cooker add mutton pieces and fry till mutton changes its color.
  2. Add ginger, garlic, green chillies, 1tsp salt. Fry for another 3 minutes.
  3. Add 1glass of water and close the lid, pressure cook till mutton is 80% done.
  4. Open the lid, and again fry for 2 minutes, now add black pepper powder, cumin powder, garam masala and again fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Lower the flame add whisked curd/yogurt, again fry for 3 minutes till the curd disappears.
  6. Now, add tomato puree, fry for 5 minutes.
  7. Add coriander powder and mix well, add kasuri methi and adjust the consistency and salt.
  8. Partially close the lid and cook for another 5 minutes.
  9. Finally add fresh cream and mix well.
  10. Serve Hot and Enjoy!!!

Afghani Mutton


  • Serves 5-6.
  • Goes well with Rumali roti, Naan, Jeera rice, Bagara rice
  • Remember the key point is frying, frying and frying..





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