Rajasthani Style Mutton Banjara Recipe

Simple and delicious, Mutton Banjara is very famous dish in the households of Rajasthani.The onions are ground to paste and then sauteed till it is nice and brown, to which the mutton is added and cooked along with yogurt and other Indian spice to create a rich and delicious curry. Serve it along with hot phulkas.

Shaheen Ali
Rajasthani Style Mutton Banjara Recipe
3637 ratings.

The easiest Mutton Curry made with simple ingredients along with a simple recipe. No marination, no slow cooking, this recipe is apt for all who are in a rush to complete their dinner preparations. As the name says, Mutton Banjara, where Banjara means Gypsies. Hence the dish that is made in jiffy with the simplest ingredients in Mutton Banjara.

Serve Rajasthani Mutton Banjara along with Roomali Roti, Phulkas or Steamed rice for a weekend dinner.

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

  1. Bengali Kosha Mangsho Recipe
  2. Mutton Matar Keema Recipe
  3. Dhaba Mutton Recipe

Cuisine: Rajasthani
Course: Dinner
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 750 grams Mutton
  • 1/4 cup Sunflower Oil
  • 3/4 cup Onion , paste 
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic , paste 
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger , paste 
  • 2 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 4 tablespoon Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds , roasted and crushed 
  • 2 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 4 Cloves (Laung)
  • 4 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 4 Dry Red Chilli
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Rajasthani Style Mutton Banjara Recipe

  1. To begin making the Rajasthani Mutton Banjara recipe, heat oil in a non stick wok and add bay leaf, pepper, cloves, cinnamon and dry red chilies and sauté for a minute.

  2. Add onion paste and fry till raw smell goes off.

  3. Now add ginger garlic paste and fry it till its golden in colour and leaves a nice aroma.

  4. Add mutton along with curd and mix well. Cook on high till curd water evaporates.

  5. Now add coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric and mix well. Fry on low heat till oil starts leaving from sides.

  6. Add warm water as per requirement and adjust salt to taste. 

  7. Mix well and pressure cook the mutton till soft. Carefully remove the lid and add crushed coriander seeds all over and give a gentle mix. 

  8. Serve Rajasthani Mutton Banjara along with Roomali Roti, Phulkas or Steamed rice for a weekend dinner.

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