November 2, 2017
Saag Gosht is a delicious curry from the northwest region like Punjab. Spinach and mutton combines very well with a best flavor of the dish. It is a very well known Indian Dish, with rich nutrition and vitamins. Goes well with rice or chappatis / rotis.
- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Yields: 6 Servings
Ingredients for Saag Gosht
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
1.5 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp garam masala
6 tbsp vegetable oil
2 medium onions, sliced
700 gms lean mutton / lamb cut into cubes
3 and 3/4 cups water
400 gms spinach
1 large red capsicum, deseeded and chopped
3 fresh green chillies, chopped
3 tbsp chopped, fresh coriander
1 tbsp lemon juice(optional),
Directions for Saag Gosht
1 Mix together the ginger, garlic, chilli powder, salt and garam masala in a bowl. Set to one side
2 Heat the oil in a medium saucepan. Add the onions and fry for 10-12 minutes or tell well browned
3 Add the cubed lamb to the sizzling onions and stir fry for about 2 minutes.
4 Tip in the spice mixture and stir thoroughly until the meat pieces are well coated.
5 Pour in the water and bring to the boil. As soon as it is boiling, cover the pan and lower the heat. Cook gently for 25-35 minutes without letting the contents of the pan burn.
6 If there is a still a lot of water in the pan when the meat becomes tender, remove the lid and boil briskly to evaporate any excess
7 Meanwhile, wash and chop the spinach roughly before blanching it for about 1 minute in a pan of boiling water. Drain well
8 Add the spinach to the lamb as soon as the water had evaporated. fry over a medium heat for 7-10 minutes, using a wooden spoon in a semi-circular motion, scraping to the bottom of the pan as you stir
9 Add the red capsicum, green chillies and fresh coriander to the pan and stir over a medium heat for 2 minutes. sprinkle on the lemon juice (if using) and serve immediately