Rogan Josh


Warm your dinner table with this hearty, meaty curry. Straight from a Kashmiri kitchen, here's a rogan josh recipe that has meat stirred along with a host of spices and herbs, mixed with curd and pressure cooked till tender. A delicious dish to serve at dinner parties!

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 50 mins

Recipe Serving: 6


  • 1 Kg Meat
  • 1 Cup Mustard/refined oil
  • 3 tsp Red chili powder
  • 3 tsp Fennel powder
  • 2 tsp Ginger powder
  • 2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 3 tsp Brown cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida
  • 4 Pieces Green cardamom
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1/3 tsp Saffron (optional)
  • 1 Cup Curd
  • A pinch of Salt


  • Wash the meat properly. Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Put cinnamon, bay leaves, green cardamom, cloves, a teaspoon of salt, asafoetida, and meat together.
  • Fry meat till it turns brown. Once browned, pour a cup of water.
  • Add the red chili powder and saffron into the meat. Keep stirring for about a minute.
  • Mix the curd nicely in the mixer and pour it into the pressure cooker.
  • Keep on stirring till you get a reddish tinge.
  • Add 2 cups of water, fennel powder, ginger powder, and pressure cook for 2 minutes.
  • Check if the meat is tender. Peel and grind green and brown cardamom and add to the meat dish.
  • Finally sprinkle cumin powder and simmer for a minute and serve.