Delicious tender lamb cooked in spicy tomato curry is one of the perfect side dish for pulao/biryani or roti. This is a definite must try curry this Ramzan/Eid season

Since my kid prefers boneless mutton , I decided to make boneless mutton curry for him. Curry was really succulent and delicious. It goes with both pulao and roti/naan

Do share your experience once you cook this delectable dish

Preparation time (incl Marination) : 2 hours Cooking time: 60 mins Total time: 3 hours

Servings: 3


  • 250-300 g Boneless Mutton/Lamb

For Marination

  • 2 tbsp hung curd
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder

For Curry

  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup tomato puree
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1-2 green chilies slit
  • 1 cup onions finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoon meat masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fennel powder – optional
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 4-5 curry leaves

Steps to prepare

  • In a bowl, add lamb and all ingredients mentioned under marination section. Marinate lamb and rest aside for 1-2 hours
  • heat oil in a pan and add bay leaf, cinnamon and cardamom, saute until aromatic
  • Add onions and green chilies, saute until onions are golden brown
  • Add marinated mutton and over low heat, saute for 5-6 minutes
Left to Right – steps to cook curry
  • Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add all the spice powders and curry leaves , mix well for 1 minute
  • Add tomato puree and salt if required, cook until raw taste of tomato disappears.
  • Add water and mix well
  • Now you can either cover and cook until lamb is done or transfer the contents to pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles until meat is tender.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice/pulao or roti
Downwards Right to left – steps to cook curry
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Boneless Lamb Curry
Posted by:Rekha Unni

Humble quirky soul embarking on beautiful journey of love called Life. Cooking is one of my favorite hobbies and I love experimenting with different types of foods. it's the love of cooking for my family which has made this hobby as one of my passions

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