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Sunday, October 2, 2011

Rogan Josh (Mutton) - Kashmiri Recipe

Alkanet root powder

Rogan Josh is a famous Kashmiri Mutton dish .In Hindi Rogan means oil and Josh means Heat.It is a lamb dish which is red in color and considered as hot.Kashmiri Red chilli powder is used to cook the recipe that will give high density color to the dish.

In the traditional recipe Alkanet root (Ratan jot ) is used ,which is a small plant which gives deep purple color.In some market it is available ,if not do not bother about it.The Rogan Josh is introduced to Kashmir by Mughals.

Ingredients For Rogan Josh

1.Mutton - 1 kg
2.Asafoetida - 1 pinch
3.Ginger paste - 1 tsp
4.Garlic paste - 1tsp
5.Cinnamon - 2 tsicks
6.Cloves - 6 no
7.Black Pepper - 1 tsp
8.Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
9.Mace - a few threads
10.Curd - 1 cup
11.Kashmiri red chilly powder - 2 tsp
12.Cardamom - 2 no
14.Oil - 4 tsp
15.Thick cream - 2 tsp

How to make Rogan Josh

1.Cut the mutton pieces in to 1 1/2 inch pieces.

2.Mix the mutton with curd and salt and keep it aside.

3.Heat the oil in a pan and then add a pinch of asafoetida to it.Then add cardamom ,cinnamon,cloves,cumin seeds,mace and black pepper to it.

4.When it starts to release its smell add ginger and garlic paste to it and saute it well.Add red chilly powder to it and saute it .

5.Then add the marinated mutton pieces to it and cook it till the mutton becomes red in color.

6.Add little water to it and cook it covered for 10 mts.Now add 2 tsp of thick cream to it.

Serve it with rice or roti...........