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Chikhali Style Dal Gosht


Chikhali Style Dal Gosht

Chikhali Style Dal Gosht



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The goodness of dal added with the flavour of mutton makes this a divine recipe.


  •  Refined oil

    1 kg mutton

    3 cups of toor dal (uncooked)

    2 large onions

    2 tbsps ginger-garlic paste

    3 - 4 bor chillies

    1 lemon

    1 tsp turmeric

    1 tsp red chilli powder

    1 tsp coriander seeds

    7 - 8 cloves

    2 sticks of cinnamon

    4 - 5 cardamoms

    1 tsp cumin

    1 strip of mace

    2 bay leaves

    Salt to taste

    1 tsp pepper

    Fresh coriander for garnish


For the Garam Masala:

Put coriander seeds, cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms, cumin, mace, bay leaves and pepper in a mortar and pestle.

Grind to a powder.

For Dal Gosht:

In a large pot, heat refined oil. Add green chillies and saute for 2 minutes.

Add in diced onions and saute till they turn brown. Add ginger garlic paste and cook on a medium flame till the oil begins to separate from the masala.

Add in a cup of water along with turmeric, red chilli powder and salt to taste. Cook it for 5 - 7 minutes.

Next, add clean & diced mutton along with bor chillies, chopped tomatoes and 1 tbsp of garam masala.

Mix in uncooked toor dal.

Add 5 - 6 cups of water and cover the pan.

Let it cook till mutton is tender (about 1 hour)

Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot.

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Key Ingredients: mutton, onion, vegetable oil, pigeon pea, cumin seeds, black pepper, coriander leaves, lemon, turmeric, red chilli, coriander seeds, cloves, cinnamon, green cardamom, cumin, mace, bay leaf, salt, ginger, garlic