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Simple mutton curry in pressure cooker

Pressure cooking process is faster than the conventional methods of cooking. It saves time as well as energy.  Pressure cooking is my everyday businesse. I cook rice and lentil in pressure cooker everyday.  Beside rice and lentil I use pressure cooker to boil potatoes and vegetables,  to make pulao and briyani and of course pressure cooker is good to cook mutton.

This mutton curry in pressure cooker is a simple and quick mutton curry recipe that I used to make in my busy days. As mutton takes time to cook, pressure cooking makes it easy and faster.  This recipe is also good for beginners who want to cook mutton curry. This is an Indian style mutton curry recipe.  It can be served with rice or roti.


  • 400 gms mutton pieces
  •  2 big potatoes
  •  2 big onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  •  1 small tomato chopped
  •  1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  •  1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  •  1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2-3 tbsp mustard oil
  •  Salt to taste


  1.  Wash mutton pieces in running water.
  2. Peel potatoes and make 2-3 pieces of each potato
  3. Heat oil in a pressure cooker.  Add mutton pieces.  Fry till water absorbs and oil comes out.
  4. Add chopped onions and ginger garlic paste.  Mix well and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes.  Fry again for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add turmeric,  cumin and red chilli powder.  Mix well.  Add salt.
  7. Fry for few minutes.  Add 2 cups of water.
  8. Bring to boil. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure.
  9. Cook for 2-3 whistles or as required.
  10. Remove from heat. Let the cooker open itself.
  11. Again in medium heat cook for sometime.  Add little water if required.
  12. Add garam masala.  Cook for 5 minutes.
  13. Remove from heat.
  14. Mutton curry is ready to serve. 


  1. OMG Looks awesome! i will Definitely Going to Try this!

  2. You're Caribbean? I love mutton curry!!😋💙

  3. We have a pressure cooker but thus far I have never used it. My hubby does like to use it though.

  4. I love this food, great article keep it up admin

  5. OMG! Whenever I look at Indian recipes I can never find the ingredients, but I actually have all the ingredients to this, here in Korea! I NEED to try it! Thanks for your recipe. :)

    1. Hi Sarah! It sometimes is a challenge to find specific ingredients for a recipe but there is always an alternative. Hope this post on suitable substitutes for difficult to find Indian spices helps!

  6. lovely thanks for sharing
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