Discover a world of flavorful dishes with this collection of 10 amazing mutton recipes. From mouthwatering mutton kebabs to rich and aromatic rogan josh, you will find a variety of Indian and Pakistani mutton recipes here.

10 Amazing Mutton Recipes
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Mutton is cooked all over the world and is most often referred to as goat meat. But it has been loved in Indian and Pakistani cuisine for a very long time, especially in the homes of the royal families.

Mutton is one of my favorite meat due to its earthy and nutty flavor. Anytime compared to chicken, I would prefer the taste of mutton.

There are many ways to cook mutton – curry, grilled, rice, minced, and kebabs. Here, you will find a variety of mutton recipes you’ll love!

So, take a look at some of my favorite mutton recipes. You can make them for a special lunch or dinner on the weekend or serve them at a party.

Aloo Gosht

Pakistani Aloo Gosht recipe with lemon slide on the side

This delightful Aloo Gosht is made with goat meat (or lamb), and potatoes simmered in a fragrant blend of spices. This easy, authentic, one-pot recipe makes tender, flavorful lamb and potato curry you will fall in love with!

Get the Aloo Gosht recipe.

Mutton Yakhni Pulao

Yakhni Pulao Recipe ready to eat

Mutton Yakhni Pulao combines tender mutton with fragrant basmati rice to create a flavorsome and comforting meal. This delightful Mutton Pulao recipe from the Awadh or Lucknow region in India is served during celebrations, including the festival of Eid.

Get the Yakhni Pulao recipe.

Mutton Masala

Goat Curry in a white plate with cilantro on side

A simple North Indian-style goat curry. Enjoy the tender and moist meat in a flavorful gravy with the aroma of whole spices. 

Get the Mutton Masala recipe.


Keema Matar with peas in a plate

Keema Curry is one of the most popular Indian & Pakistani dishes made with ground meat. It is an easy one-pot dish that can be made in just 30 minutes. Keema or minced meat is cooked with onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, and aromatic spices to make the most flavorful Keema Matar that the whole family will love. 

Get the Keema recipe.

Keema Rice

Keema Pulao in a black plate

Keema pulao, also known as keema rice or keema biryani, is a delightful and aromatic one-pot meal that combines succulent minced meat with fragrant basmati rice. This flavorful gluten-free rice dish is perfect for a weeknight dinner with cooling raita and salad.

Get the Keema Rice recipe.

Rogan Josh

close up shot of delicious rogan josh

The restaurant classic Indian curry from the beautiful state of Kashmir – Rogan Josh. This curry has tender lamb or mutton slow-cooked to perfection with fragrant spices.

Get the Rogan Josh recipe.

Mutton Seekh Kabab

Mutton Kebab in skewers
Photo Credit: Foodies Terminal

The Mutton Seekh Kabab recipe has amazing flavors, including juicy minced mutton that melts away in your mouth.

Get the Mutton Seekh Kabab recipe.

Shami Kebab

Shami Kebab on a blue plate served with green chutney, cucumber and pickled onions.
Photo Credit: Sinfully Spicy

Shami Kebab or Shami Kabab are pan-fried minced meat (mutton, lamb, or beef) patties with a beautiful texture- they are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. These kebabs are made by boiling & grinding together meat with chana dal (Bengal gram lentils), whole spices, onion, ginger, and garlic.

Get the Shami Kebab recipe.

Laal Maas

Laal Maas in a small pot
Photo Credit: Playful Cooking

Laal Maas is a very famous dish from the state of Rajasthan. It has a striking red color gravy, filled with warmth from the spices that go in.

Get the Laal Maas recipe.

Mutton Biryani

A close-up of a platter with fluffy saffron rice, tender pieces of mutton, and garnished with coriander leaves and fried onions.

Mutton Biryani is a popular rice dish in which succulent pieces of tender mutton are layered between fragrant basmati rice infused with a symphony of spices. This biryani is slow-cooked to perfection, and each spoonful is bursting with warm flavors.

Get the Mutton Biryani recipe.

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