Aab Gosht

Published under: Mutton
A Kashmiri speciality dish made with lamb cooked in a milk gravy.

Aab Gosht or Kashmiri Mutton Curry is a delicious dish where mutton pieces are cooked in a milk based gravy with a hint of spice in the form of black pepper powder.

An authentic dish from the Kashmiri cuisine, it is often served with rice.

Aab Gosht (Kashmiri Mutton Curry)

Aab Gosht (Kashmiri Mutton Curry)


Aab Gosht (Kashmiri Mutton Curry)
5 from 1 vote

Aab Gosht (Kashmiri Mutton Curry)

A Kashmiri speciality dish made with lamb cooked in a milk gravy.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Kashmiri, North Indian
Keyword: Kashmiri Mutton Curry


  • 1 kg Lamb cut into pieces
  • 5 cup Water
  • 5 tsp Aniseed Powder
  • 5 Garlic Cloves crushed
  • 1 Dry Ginger Powder
  • as per taste Salt
  • 5 1/2 Milk
  • 6 Green Cardamoms split open
  • 1 tsp Onion Paste fried
  • 1 tbsp Black Peppercorn Powder
  • 2 to 3 tbsp Ghee


  • Boil the lamb with aniseed powder, garlic, dry ginger powder and salt till it is tender.
  • Remove the lamb and keep aside. Sieve the stock in another pan and keep aide.
  • In a separate pan, boil the milk with the green cardamoms.
  • Simmer till the milk is reduced to half.
  • Add the fried onion paste, black peppercorn powder and ghee. Mix well.
  • Add the lamb and the stock.
  • Stir well and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Continue to boil for 5-7 minutes and then reduce the heat to low and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with cooked rice.

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Shiraz Khader February 10, 2021 - 11:25 pm

I love your recipes.
I am also from Chennai. Thank you friends

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Pradipta March 4, 2017 - 12:25 pm

Wao! such an super delicious Kashmiri non vegetarian dish. I like Kashmiri dishes very much because of nice mouth watering flavor. They use a lot of saffron, jaiphal, dry fruits etc in their food. Can’t talk more feeling hungry.

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