Spicy Mutton Chops

Servings: 2
Cuisine: Indian
Course: Main Course
Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Juicy, succulent chops in a spicy masala. If you think mutton chops are tough to cook, this is the recipe for you. Try this easy to cook recipe loaded with Indian flavors and spices.


  • 4 mutton chops
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped


  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chillies powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder (jeera)
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder (dhania)

Garam masala (coarsely ground)

  • 5 cloves
  • 5 peppercorns
  • 1" piece of cinnamon
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 5 green cardamoms


  • For the marinade, in a large bowl, add the ginger garlic paste to the curd
  • Add in the salt, red chillies powder, cumin powder, and coriander powder. Mix well.
  • Add the mutton chops and mix until they are well coated. Leave it to marinate for an hour or two.
  • In a pressure cooker, add the mutton chops with the marinade, finely chopped onions, and the coarsely ground garam masala.
  • Add a cup of water and pressure cook it for four whistles. The chops should not be fully cooked.
  • Now take 2 tbsp of mustard oil in a pan. Heat it to smoking point and cool a bit.
  • Add in the mutton chops and saute for a minute.
  • Add in the rest of the masala from the cooker. Cook them on medium to low heat until the water dries up.
  • Mutton chops are ready to serve. Serve them with onion rings and lemon slices.


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