Dhaba Mutton Recipe (Spicy Mutton Gravy)

Pooja Thakur
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Dhaba Mutton Recipe (Spicy Mutton Gravy)

Dhaba Mutton is very popular in North India and as we go by the it is usually served by the roadside dhabas. It is very spicy and is cooked in yogurt. You should definitely try this mutton at home, as you will cook it again and again.

Serve Dhaba Mutton with Rajasthani baati, steamed rice, Rumali roti or whole wheat lachha paratha.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mutton recipes such as

  1. Mutton Keema
  2. Mutton Do Pyaza
  3. Hyderabadi Marag


Cuisine: North Indian
Course: Dinner
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

180 M

Total in

190 M


4 Servings


  • 500 grams Mutton , cut into pieces
  • 5 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 2 Onions , finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin (Jeera) powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Powder
  • 4 Cloves (Laung)
  • Cooking oil , as required
  • 3 Green Chillies , (adjust according to your taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger , grated
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , Few sprigs, finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes , finely chopped
  • 2 Bay leaves (tej patta)
  • 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Dhaba Mutton Recipe (Spicy Mutton Gravy)

  1. To begin making the Dhaba Mutton Recipe, marinate lamb with yogurt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, and salt

  2. Mix everything well and keep it aside for about 2 hours.

  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan and add cloves, cardamoms, bay leaves, garlic, ginger and saute for a few seconds.

  4. Add chopped onion, green chillies and saute them till they turn golden brown.

  5. Add in the marinated lamb and cook it till the lamb is cooked and tender.

  6. Once it is done, add in the tomatoes and green chillies. Cook it for about 15 to 20 minutes.

  7. After 15 to 20 minutes, add in the required water and let it cook for 5 minutes more.

  8. Sprinkle garam masala and cook for another 3-4 minutes. Once it is done, switch off the stove and garnish it with chopped coriander leaves.

  9. Serve Dhaba Mutton with Rajasthani baati, steamed rice, Rumali roti or whole wheat lachha paratha.

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 04 January 2017 11:01
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