Bengali Style Mutton Curry (Kosha-Mangsho)

A delicious dish!

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Being a Bengali, (or bong, as the sobriquet goes) mutton-kosha is our staple for every Sunday. It’s a tradition, you can say, to relish upon the ambrosial juice of the ‘chush-haddi’ (bone-marrow) that encapsulates the philosophy of temptation. The steaming red hot mutton-kosha can make any day a sunny and happy one. It’s even considered as the best medicine for heartbreaks! (well, don’t take it too seriously) The dish is savoured with equal enthusiasm with rice or roti.

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Here is the recipe for the mutton-kosha, Bengali style spicy mutton with a velvety gravy.

Ingredients

1 kg mutton (cabrito)
3/4 medium sized potatoes cut into equal halves (Optional)
4/5 tbsp of mustard oil
3-4 medium sized onions
4/5 whole cardamom, 1/2 cinnamon stick
2/3 bay leaves
A pinch of sugar

To marinate the mutton

15/20 cloves of garlic
2-inch thick ginger
2 tsp turmeric powder
1 ½ tsp red chili powder…

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