Kashmiri Rogan Josh

Kashmiri Rogan Josh Recipe

Kashmiri Rogan Josh

Kashmiri Rogan Josh Recipe, is a world famous Indian delicacy which is native to Kashmir. Traditionally enjoyed during winters. Made with a blend of spices.


  • 1/2KgMutton ( बकरे का मांस )
  • 1/2CupHung thick Curd ( लटका गाढ़ा दही )
  • 1PcsGreen Chilies ( हरी मिर्च )Slit Lengthwise
  • 80mlMustard oil ( सरसों का तेल )
  • 1tea spoonClarified Butter ( घी )
  • 1pinchSaffron ( केसर )dissolved in water

Whole Spices

  • 3 - 4PcsCloves ( लौंग )
  • 2PcsBlack Cardamom ( बडी इलायची )
  • 2 -3PcsGreen Cardamom ( छोटी इलायची )
  • 1/2tea spoonCumin Seeds (जीरा)
  • 2tea spoonSalt ( नमक )or to Taste


  • 3/4tbspKashmiri Red Mirch Powder ( कश्मीरी लाल मिर्च पाउडर )
  • 1tea spoonDry Ginger Powder ( सोंठ पाउडर )
  • 1tea spoonAniseed Powder ( सौंफ का पाउडर )
  • 1pinchAsafoetida Powder ( हींग पाउडर )


  1. Take a heavy bottom pan and pour the mustard oil in it and heat it till its smoking point. Switch off the flame and let the oil get little cold or it will burn everything.
  2. Later on low flame and add the black cardamom, cloves and green cardamom. Once they begin to sputter add the cumin seed and hing.
  3. Now add the ginger powder, fennel powder and Kashmiri red chilly. Add the whisked curd.
  4. Mix and add the mutton pieces and salt and fry till all the curd dries up. Cotinue cooking the meat till all the mutton pieces get an even golden brown color.
  5. Add 1/2 cup of warm water, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and green chilli.
  6. Continue till all the water evaporates and the mutton pieces gets further brown.
  7. Reduce the heat to low, add the saffron water and let the mutton simmer in the oil till it gets done and is fork tender.
  8. When the gravy turns Rogan (red), thick and oily add the ghee and further cook for 2 - 3 minutes.
  9. Serve hot with rice or Kashmiri Naan.
Punam Paul

Punam Paul

Punam Paul is Indian chef with passion to cook and serve Indian food both vegetarian and non-vegetarian with love. She has been school teacher who quit a 8-years-old job and founded the cooking website, punampaul.com

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