Delicious Indian Traditional Boiled Lamb from Kashmir. Authentic Recipe of Rogan Josh.

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Things to know about Rogan Josh Recipe

The Indian Traditional Boiled Lamb or Rogan Josh is a signature delicacy of the valley of Kashmir. Rogan Josh is cooked with the aroma of fennel seeds and saffron.

A must in Wazwan, which is a multi-course meal prepared in Kashmir, Rogan Josh is considered to be a pride and art in Kashmiri culture. “Rogan” means “clarified butter” or “oil” in Persian, and “Josh” means “stew”. Thus, Rogan Josh may mean stewed in Ghee/clarified butter.

Rogan Josh was brought to the valley by Mughals who in turn, were influenced by Persian cuisine. Though, the presence of the dish in Iran is seldom today. The red-colored stew is often prepared on occasions like Eid or weddings. A special professional cook, called Waaza, is in charge of preparing the meal.


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Delicious Indian Traditional Boiled Lamb from Kashmir. Authentic Recipe of Rogan Josh.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: روغن جوش
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Dish Type Stew Recipes
Main Cooking Method Pressure Cooker Made

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Servings 4 People
Calories / Serving 791 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 5 tbsp Clarified Butter
  • 4 pcs Black Cardamom Crushed
  • 5 pcs Clove Crushed
  • 10 pcs Black Peppercorn Crushed
  • 5 pcs Dried Red Chili
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida
  • 800 grams (1.76 lb) Mutton
  • ½ cup Water (1st)
  • 1 cup Water (2nd)
  • 2 tbsp Milk Hot
  • tsp Saffron
  • ½ cup Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Flour
  • tbsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
  • 3 tsp Fennel Seed Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger Powder
  • 1 tbsp Ground Coriander Powder
  • 1 tbsp Salt

Instructions
 

  • Soak saffron in milk for some time.
  • Heat the clarified butter in a pressure cooker.
  • Add black cardamom, cloves, and peppercorns to the pressure cooker and fry for 10 seconds.
  • Add red chili, cumin seeds, and asafoetida to the cooker.
  • Now add the mutton and cook it on high heat for 5 minutes until the mutton turns slightly brown.
  • Add water (1st) to the cooker and cook for about 12 minutes on a low flame.
  • Take a bowl and add yogurt and flour. Whisk them well.
  • Add Kashmiri red chili powder, fennel powder, dry ginger powder, coriander powder, salt, and milk with saffron to the yogurt mixture. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Add this mixture to the cooker and cook for a minute.
  • Add water (2nd) and cook the mutton for 20 minutes on medium heat until done.
  • Remove the cooker from the heat.

NOTES

  • Instead of using clarified butter, you can also use oil.
  • You can also use a pan instead of a pressure cooker.
COOKING TIPS:

The characteristic red color of Rogan Josh comes from Kashmiri red chili, you can also use other types of red chili.

SERVE WITH:

Rogan Josh is served with simple steamed rice.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Religious Cooking Halal Recipes, Islamic Recipes

Nutrition

Calories: 791kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 36gFat: 68gSaturated Fat: 33gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 25gTrans Fat: 0.003gCholesterol: 199mgSodium: 1961mgPotassium: 701mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1327IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 152mgIron: 5mg
Keyword Indian Traditional Boiled Lamb, Rogan Josh Recipe, روغن جوش
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