Mutton Dhansak

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20 mins Cooking Time
4 Servings
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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 23%
Carbs 19%
Fats 58%
Gluten Free
High Protein

A hearty portion of the FitterEats Mutton Dhansak recipe made from low carb and gluten-free ingredients is instantly satiating and energising. Power up your lunch or dinner by learning our detailed and easy way to make this authentic Parsi mutton dhansak and boost your intake of protein. Pamper a guest or yourself by serving a generous portion of this savoury popular non veg recipe, with hot roti, rice or Butter Naan.


  • 1/2 Cup Mutton
  • 1/4 Cup Diced Brinjal
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 1/8 Cup Diced Potato
  • 1/8 Cup Diced Pumpkin
  • 1/8 Cup Chopped Fenugreek Leaves
  • 1/8 Cup Chopped Tomato
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Mint(Pudina)
  • 2 Tsp Black Gram Dal(Urad)
  • 2 Tsp Green Gram Dal(Moong)
  • 2 Tsp Pigeon Pea Dal(Tur)
  • 1/2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1/8 Tsp Turmeric Powder(Haldi)
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Clarified Butter(Ghee)
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    In a pressure cooker add green gram dal, pigeon pea dal, black gram dal, diced brinjal, diced pumpkin, diced potato, chopped fenugreek leaves, chopped mint leaves, chopped coriander leaves. Cook for 2 whistles & blend into paste

  • Step 2

    In cooked paste add salt, red chilly powder, green chilli paste, ginger garlic paste, garam masala. Blend into paste again

For Dhansak
  • Step 1

    In a pressure cooker, heat clarified butter

  • Step 2

    Add chopped onion and saute till golden brown

  • Step 3

    Add chopped tomato, ginger garlic paste and mix well

  • Step 4

    Now add green chilly paste, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt and mix well

  • Step 5

    Now add water as required and mutton. Mix well

  • Step 6

    Then add the blended mixture in gravy, mix well and add water

  • Step 7

    Cover & allow to cook for 4 whistles

  • Step 8

    Serve hot with roti or rice

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Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(150gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 8gm 3.0%
Dietary Fiber 2gm 8.1%
Protein 11gm 22.7%
Total Fat 12gm 15.2%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 187 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 54 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 32 minutes
  • Bicycling 25 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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