palak mutton

Palak mutton recipe

This is an intriguing mutton gravy with the goodness of spinach and flavors from the Indian whole spices.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword best palak mutton recipe, easy palak mutton, mutton palak gosht curry, palak mutton andhra recipe, palak mutton curry recipe, palak mutton ki recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 2 person
Author indrani


  • 500 gm Mutton
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tbsp. ginger grated
  • 8 to 10 cloves of garlic
  • 2 to 3 red chillies
  • 2 to 4 inch cinnamon stick
  • 3 to 4 cloves
  • 4 to 5 green cardamom
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp. cumin powder
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 2 cups spinach chopped
  • 3 to 4 green chillies
  • 1/4 th cup Mustard oil
  • 2 tbsp. of clarified butter



  1. Make a paste of onion, ginger and garlic.
  2. Boil the spinach and drain water.
  3. Make a paste of spinach and green chillies.
  4. Heat mustard oil in a pan. Add the whole spices and red chillies and fry.
  5. SauteĀ  the onion paste till light brown.
  6. Add the turmeric and cumin powder and fry
  7. Add salt Add the mutton pieces and simmer.
  8. Cook on slow flame for 1 to 2 hours till the mutton is fall of bones consistency and the fat releases.
  9. Take off from the gas oven and keep aside.
  10. Heat clarified butter. Fry the spinach paste, till the raw flavors disappear.
  11. Add curd and stir constantly in slow fame till it loses all water and forms a thick curry.
  12. Add mutton pieces with spices and the gravy and simmer, covered, till the flavors marry. Sprinkle some powdered garam masala. Serve hot with rice.