Cashew Butter Mutton Masala Recipe

My custom recipe for today is called the Cashew Butter Mutton Masala. You all would have tried Butter Chicken and other varieties. This one is kinda unique. The main ingredients in this recipe is Butter, Cashews and and Mutton. This is one of my signature dish with a unique taste. This dish is very mild in spice and hence kids will enjoy this dish very much. The blend of Butter and Cashews makes the masala just awesome and will leave you mouth watering for sure…. Try it out and share your experience 🙂 

Cashew Butter Mutton Masala Recipe 

Ingredients for lamb marination:

  1. Boneless Lamb – 400 gms
  2. Unsalted Butter – 25 gms
  3. Unsalted Roasted Cashews – 50 gms
  4. Jaffna Roasted Curry Powder / Chilli powder  – 1 tsp (increase this if you need more spice)
  5. Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
  6. Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  8. Ginger Paste – 1 tsp
  9. Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  10. Plain Yoghurt –  1 tbsp
  11. Salt – as required
  12. Full Cream Milk – 100ml
  13. Olive oil – 3 tbsp
  14. Onion – 1 large (finely chopped)
  15. Tomatoes – 2 small (finely chopped)
  16. Water – 1 cup (use while cooking only)

Ingredients for seasoning:

  1. Fennel seeds – 2 tsp
  2. Bay leaves – 3
  3. Unsalted Butter – 25 gms

Preparation Step 1: Cook the Lamb:

  • Clean the lamb pieces and put in a seperate mixing bowl
  • Add all the above mentioned marination ingredients together and mix thoroughly (except for the water)
  • Set it aside for 30 minutes
  • Put the mixture in a pressure cooker (use any closed cooking vessel if pressure cooker not available) and add the water.
  • Cook for atleast 15 whistles or till the meat is tender
  • Once done keep the mixture aside


Preparation Step 2: Seasoning:

  • Make seasoning by heating the butter and add the fennel seeds and bay leaves.
  • Once the seeds and bay leaves changes colour, remove them from flame
  • Pour into the Lamb mixture and mix well.

Final step: Garnish with Fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.

Hope you relish this delicious dish 😉

Happy eating folks ☺️☺️☺️



Custard Halwa Recipe

Halwas are always yummy to eat. This custard halwa Recipe is sure to keep your taste buds active for long. Try it out and let me know your experience.


  • Custard powder – 1/2 cup
  • Sugar – 1 1/2 cup
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Roasted unsalted cashews – 20 nos. 
  • Ghee – 2 TBSP + 1 tsp for greasing
  • Cardamom powder – a pinch

Preparation Method:

  1. Put sugar and custard powder in a heavy bottom pan.
  2. Pour water in and mix well without any lumps. Make sure sugar dissolves fully.
  3. Take another tray / plate and generously grease it with ghee
  4. Chop the cashews and keep it aside

Cooking Method (approx 30 min)

  1. Place the heavy bottom pan in low flame and keep stirring continuously.
  2. The mixture will slowly change glossy
  3. When it fully turns glossy, add 1 TBSP of ghee, cardamom powder and keep stirring 
  4. When the mixture starts leaving the sides of the pan, add the remaining 1 TBSP ghee and keep stirring.
  5. When the halwa consistency is reached, add cashews
  6. Now pour the entire mixture in the greased tray / plate
  7. Set it to cool for an hour
  8. Cut into desired shapes and serve




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