Mutton in Spinach Paste Recipe

Mutton in Spinach Paste is a delicious Malaysian dish in which meat is cooked with spinach puree. Learn how to make/prepare Sag Ghosht by following this easy recipe.
Mutton in Spinach Paste Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.3 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 750 gm Leg or shoulder of mutton
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 3 Cloves crushed garlic
  • Fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 Green chili, finely chopped, ground
  • 2 tsp Mustard seeds, ground
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander, ground
  • 750 gm Fresh or frozen spinach
  • A pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup of plain yogurt
  • 4 Black cardamoms, crushed
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Cup of thick cream
  • 1-1/2 Cups of water
How to make Mutton in Spinach Paste:
  • Heat the ghee and saute the garlic.
  • Add ginger, coriander, cardamom, chilli and mustard seeds on moderate fire for about two minutes.
  • Add meat and sprinkle on turmeric, stir thoroughly and cook for about five minutes.
  • Pour some water and cook for about 20 minutes.
  • Add more water and salt.
  • Cook till the meat is tender and liquid absorbed.
  • Chop spinach finely and place into a separate saucepan with nutmeg, sugar, and yogurt.
  • Cook and now add to liquidizer, blend into a puree.
  • Combine it with the meat and heat it up, stirring to mix the two sauces well.
  • Now add thick cream to it and reheat.