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Himachali Mutton Curry (Chha Gosht) Recipe

Himachali Mutton Curry (Chha Gosht)
How to make Himachali Mutton Curry (Chha Gosht)

Chha gosht or khatta ghost as known locally is a mutton curry made with a beautiful blend of gram flour, buttermilk and aromatic whole spices.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Himachali Mutton Curry (Chha Gosht)

  • 1 Kilograms Mutton
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 cup Chopped onions
  • 4 tbsp Besan flour
  • 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 Bay Leaf
  • Medium sized cinnamon stick
  • 2-3 Green cardamoms
  • 5-6 Cloves
  • 6-8 Black Pepper
  • 2-4 Dried red chillies
  • A pinch of hing
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Haldi
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Himachali Mutton Curry (Chha Gosht)

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In a pressure cooker, add the mutton, whole spices, some salt and pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles or until the mutton is almost cooked.
Remove the mutton pieces in a plate and save some of that mutton stock for the gravy.
In another pan add oil, a pinch of hing, dried red chilli, ginger garlic paste, and let it cook until the raw smell is gone.
Now add the onions and other dry Ingredients like coriander powder, haldi, red chilli powder.
Now add the besan and mix everything well together.
Once the besan and onion masala has been mixed well, add the buttermilk and stir properly.
Add the saved mutton stock too, check for salt and adjust accordingly.
Now add the mutton and let everything cook well. Keep the consistency as dry or runny as you like. Serve hot and enjoy.
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