Palak Gosht with Secret Ingredient

Palak Gosht with a secret ingredient. (now no more a secret !!)

So what does the secret it have? Method or Ingredient? This is one secret that I want to share with you all today. Palak Gosht with a secret ingredient. Trust me, it’s delicious and lip-smacking. No one will ever find out what the secret ingredient.
 It’s the Humble Green Peas here !! :D 
 Surprise the guests …..Never tell the secret ingredient until the end….. ;)

When Anisa Arif of Zaiqa- The Spice Store shared this recipe on Facebook, I promised myself to try this out ASAP. It was completely different with the regular Palak Gosht which we often make. I am quite satisfied and happy that I tried this recipe.


Chopped spinach/palak 1-1/2 cups
Green Peas/matar 1 cup
Mutton 200gms
Onion 2 medium size (grind to paste)
Tomatoes 2 small size (grind to paste
Ginger-garlic paste 2 tsp
Red chilli powder 2 Tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Cumin/jeera 1/2 Tsp
Shazeera 1/2 Tsp
Chat masala 1/2 tsp
Garam masala 1/2 tsp 
Cashew nuts 4-5
Salt to taste
Green chillies 3
Kasoori methi 1/2 Tsp
Oil 1 tbsp + 2 tbsp

Step 1 - In a Kadai – Add 1 tbsp oil, splutter ½ tsp zeera, 1 cup peas (100 gms) sauté 2 – 3 mins, add chopped palak leaves 1 to 11/2 cups, 4 no. kaju, ½ tsp kasoori methi leaves and ½ tsp chat masala. Saute well for 2 -3 mins and Set aside to cool and grind to a paste.

Step 2 – In a pressure cooker, add 2 tbsp oil, ½ tsp shahzeera, Add the paste of 2 onions, fry well add paste of 2 tomatoes, 2 tsp ginger garlic paste, fry well and add 150 gms mutton pcs sauté well for 5 mins, add salt and 2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder. Add water about 1 cup and pressure cook for 1 whistle and simmer 8-10 mins.

Step 3 – In a kadai, add cooked meat, add Palak – Peas paste as mentioned in Step 1, ½ tsp zaiqa garam masala. Fry well and sauté on high for 5 mins. Serve Hot.


  1. Masha Allah. ..a yummy dish. to try soon.

    1. Jazakillaah Khair dear Nusrath!
      Do try and enjoy! :)

  2. Yumm.. MashaAllah
    Gonna try it v soon in sha Allah az palak is the most enjoyed vegetable in my famly
    plz can u share more recepies using beef n mutton

    1. Jazakillaah Khair NIda Dear.
      Looking forward feedback from you. :)

      Insha'Allaah will share very soon!


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