Mutton Do pyaza recipe.

Mutton Do Pyaza, Ghost Do Pyaza Recipe

Mutton Do Pyaza or Ghost Do Pyaza Recipe calls for onions, to be used in large quantities and in two batches. Once when you fry it in initial stages and second, when you add the onions in the end to give that crunchy flavor.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword mutton do pyaza
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 383kcal
Author Fareeha


Ingredients required for Mutton Do Pyaza

  • 500 gms mutton / lamb cleaned and cut into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 onions finely sliced
  • 2 tsp whole black pepper
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1.5 tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp garam masala powder
  • 2 small sized onions roughly chopped


Step 1: Cleaning and Washing the Mutton

  • Clean the mutton pieces of excess fat and cut into small pieces. Add a tbsp of vinegar, 1 tsp of turmeric powder and 1 tbsp of wheat flour to the mutton.
  • Mix well and finally rinse it away thoroughly with water. This prevents the raw smell from the meat. 

Step 2: Method for making the gosht do pyaza

  • Heat the oil in the pan or dish, and add the finely sliced onions and black pepper. Fry till the onions turn translucent.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste and stir till the raw smell disappears from it.
  • Then add the mutton pieces and fry till the mutton pieces turn golden brown in color.
  • Add salt, coriander powder, garam masala powder and red chili powder with 1 cup of water.
  • Fry until the water is evaporated from the mixture and the meat is cooked ( about 45 mins approximately depending upon the type of the meat ) If necessary add more water.

Step 3: Adding the second batch of onion

  • Now add the remaining roughly sliced onions and fry for further 1 minute. Do not overcook the onions. Retain the crunchiness of the onions.
  • Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves and lemon.



  • Always clean the mutton thoroughly to remove any raw smell from it. 
  • Do not overcook the second batch of onion. We want them to retain their crunchy flavor. If you cook for long, it will turn soft. 
The following are just estimates and not actuals:


Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.1g | Protein: 34.7g | Fat: 23.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Sodium: 814mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.5mg