Rogan Josh

Make Classic Rogan josh in an easier and faster method

Rogan josh is an aromatic curry meat dish of Kashmir. It is made with red meat, alkanet flower, and Kashmiri chilies. It is also called roghan ghosht, or roghan josh. Classic Rogan josh is a comfort food for Kashmiri cuisine. It is often eaten with steamed rice, roti, naan, or sheermal. This is a lip-smacking and delicious dish. It is also a signature dish of Kashmir. This delicious dish is a must-try for every non-vegetarian.

Traditionally, Rogan josh is prepared by the slow cooking method in which we cook meat on low flame for several hours. But nowadays it is prepared in a pressure cooker so, it is made quickly and the taste is also good. There are various methods for making this dish which depend on person to person. Here, we are giving you an easier and fast method for making Kashmiri Rogan josh.

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Ingredients for making Rogan josh:

  • Meat -1 kg
  • Oil – 2-3 tbsp
  • Chilli powder – 1-2 tsp
  • Fennel powder – 2 tsp
  • Ginger powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 2 tsp
  • Brown cardamom powder – 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 tsp
  • Green cardamom – 2-3
  • Cinnamon sticks – ½ inches
  • Bay leaves – 2
  • Cloves – 3-4
  • Saffron – 1/3 tsp
  • Curd – 1 cup
  • Salt – a pinch


Firstly, wash and clean the meat nicely.

Then, heat some oil in a pressure cooker, add cinnamon, bay leaves, green cardamom, cloves, salt, asafoetida, and meat and fry them till turned brown.

After that, add a cup of water, red chili powder, and saffron and keep stirring for a minute.

Then take a mixer and mix the curd in it and transfer it to the pressure cooker.

Now, keep stirring it until it gives a reddish color.

Then, add water 2 cups, fennel powder, and ginger powder and pressure cook for 2 minutes.

Now check if the meat became tender then add green and brown cardamom.

Finally, sprinkle some cumin powder and cook for a minute and serve.

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