Mutton Rezala : An Amazing Aroma in Mutton Curry


Prepare your taste buds for a culinary adventure as we delve into the world of Mutton Rezala, a dish that will transport you straight to flavor heaven. This traditional Bengali delicacy is a true masterpiece, offering a tantalizing blend of spices, tender mutton, and a creamy gravy that will leave you craving for more

Special mutton rezala

Servings 6 people
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 kg Mutton
  • ½ cup Soybean oil
  • 3 Sticks Cinnamon
  • 7 Green cardamom
  • 10 Black peppercorns
  • 7 Cloves
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 2 cups Onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Ginger paste
  • ½ tbsp Cumin powder
  • ½ tbsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp Red chili powder
  • ½ tsp Garam masala powder
  • 6 Green chili
  • 1 cup Warm liquid milk
  • 8 Dried plums
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 pinch Screwpine water

For special paste

  • ½ cup Sour yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Raisin
  • cup Fried onion
  • ½ tsp Nutmeg powder
  • ½ tsp Mace powder
  • 12 Cashew nut


  • Take a saucepan, pour oil in it and add cinnamon, green cardamom, black peppercorns, cloves, bay leaf in it and stir it for 30 seconds.
  • Then add onions and fry it till it turns light golden brown.
  • Now add ginger, garlic paste, chili, turmeric, cumin and coriander powder, salt and ½ cup of water in it and stir it for 10 minutes in low flame.
  • Add the mutton, mix it well.
  • Then add milk and dried plums, set the flame on medium heat and let the mutton cook properly.
  • After 10 minutes add the green chili and garam masala powder then again let the mutton cook.
  • After 15 minutes, check if the meat is cooked or not.
  • When the mutton gets cooked properly add the special paste and mix it well and set the flame on low heat.
  • After 5 minutes add ghee and screw pine water in it and keep it there for 2 minutes.
  • Turn off the flame


Serve it hot with paratha or pulao {rice}.
Author: Fatema
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Mughal
Keyword: curry, mutton

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