Spicy Saoji Mutton Recipe

Saoji mutton is a very old and famous recipe. Many people don’t know about saoji mutton recipe, but when once you try this recipe you will be trying it again and again. simple ingredients are required to make it. Its ingredients are easily available in every market. Saoji mutton is spicy curry. It is very famous in Western India and somewhere in Pakistan.

How to make saoji mutton

  • Heat a pan and first add all the ingredients listed under Spices 1
  • Dry roast on low heat for 3 mins.
  • Now add all the Spices 2 items and keep roasting on low heat for 2 mins.
  • Next add the Spice 3 items, mix and roast on low heat for 2 mins.
  • Lastly add the grated dry coconut (khopra), give a mix and dry roast on low heat for 3 mins.
  • Set aside on a plate to cool.
  • Slice the onions and fry in hot oil till golden. Remove and allow to cool.
  • Take a grinder and add the roasted whole spices. Coarse grind it and take out the entire masala into a bowl.
  • Now measure and add back 10 tbsp (around 90 gms of the powder) and then add the fried onions.
  • Grind it once and then add around 3/4 cup water. Blend to a paste. Remove into a bowl and set aside.

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 Spicy Saoji Mutton Recipe

Difficulty:IntermediatePrep time: 20 minutesCook time: 30 minutesTotal time: 50 minutesServings:4 servingsCalories:292 kcal Best Season:Available


Many people don’t know about saoji mutton recipe, but when once you try this recipe you will be trying it again and again.


  • Making the Saoji Masala:

    Spices 1:

  • Spices 2:

  • Spices 3:

  • Tempering

  • Other Ingredients


  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add the bay leaves. Give a stir and add the mutton pieces.
  2. Mix and fry on high heat for 3 mins till the pieces turn white.
  3. Now add the ginger-garlic paste, mix, and keep frying for 2 mins on medium heat till the raw smell is gone.
  4. Add the turmeric powder, red chili powder, and 2 tsp salt, give a mix, and fry on medium to medium-high heat for 3-4 mins.
  5. Now add the Saoji Masala and 1/2 tsp salt and give a mix. Mix and fry on medium heat for around 5 mins till the masala is fried well and oil separates.
  6. Add 650 ml water, give a mix, and close the pressure cooker.
  7. Pressure cook up to 4-5 whistles. (Pressure cook on high heat till the 1st whistle & then on medium-low heat for the balance 3-4whistles. This should take around 18-20 mins.
  8. In case you don’t have a Pressure cooker continue to cook covered on low heat in a pan/pot for around 45-60 mins till the meat is tender. Stir a few times and add water as & when necessary.
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