Mutton curry with butter beans

This is my all time favourite dish… served with roti and a lekker patcha chutney there is no asking me to do anything till after I have eaten the entire pot by myself.

I prefer to use Koo butter beans as the All Gold butter beans takes for ever to cook soft.




  • 1 x onion, chopped.
  • 1 x tsp Bombay delight masala.
  • 1 x tsp Chowmans masala.
  • 1 x tsp Mixed masala.
  • ½ x tsp jeera powder.
  • ½ x tsp dhania powder.
  • ½ x tsp garam masala.
  • ¼ x tsp turmeric powder.
  • 1 x 420g tin Koo butter beans, water drained.
  • 500g x mutton meat cut into cubes.
  • Fresh dhania for garnish.
  • 2 x tbsp. tomatoe paste.
  • 1 x tbsp. ginger and garlic paste.
  • Salt to taste.


  • Heat some oil in a pot.
  • Add the onions and sauté till transparent.
  • Add the salt and ginger and garlic paste.
  • Mix well and add the masala’s, jeera powder, dhania powder, turmeric powder
  • Mix so that the spices are mixed well.
  • Add about a cup of water and the tomatoe paste.
  • Mix and allow the mixture to come to a boil.
  • Add the mutton cubes, cover and allow to cook till the meat is almost nice and tender.
  • Add the drained butter beans, cover and allow to cook.
  • You can add more water as the food cooks so that there is a nice juicy gravy.
  • When the meat is nice and tender and the beans are soft, remove from the heat, sprinkle the garam masala over the top.
  • Garnish with coriander .

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