This Eid celebrate the fest with your family at home or even if you are on your own amid this lockdown, with yummy mutton korma using this recipe shared by Chef Manish Mehrotra. Eid Mubarak from HerZindagi team dear readers.

Mutton Korma Recipe Card

Contributed by Chef Manish Mehrotra, this recipe would be perfect for Eid dinner!

Total Time :
90 min
Preparation Time :
20 min
Cooking Time :
70 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Main Course
Kishori Sud


  • 1 kg lamb shoulder cuts
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 cup plain yoghurt
  • 1 cup blanched almonds skin removed
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 2 black cardamoms
  • 3 green cardamoms
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp ghee
  • 3 cups water


Step 1
Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan, fry the onions in the ghee till they are golden. Remove onions from the oil.
Step 2
Add the lamb pieces to the ghee and fry it till they are golden in colour; add the ginger garlic paste and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
Step 3
Make a smooth paste of yoghurt and ½ cup of blanched almonds.
Step 4
Add this paste to the lamb and keep on stirring it till oil separates out.
Step 5
Add the fried onions to the lamb.
Step 6
Reduce the heat, and add water. Cover the pan and let the lamb simmer for an hour or till tender.
Step 7
Cut the remaining blanched almonds into small pieces and add it to the korma.
Step 8
Serve hot with rice or roti.