Mutton with Spicy Pumpkin Sauce

Mutton with Spicy Pumpkin Sauce

Succulent pieces of mutton drenched in a spicy and flavour-intense pumpkin sauce.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time60 Minutes
  • Cooking Time15 Minutes


  • 350g mutton, cubed
  • 50g onions
  • 1 tablespoon celery, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 Knorr Chicken Cube
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons chilli powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Ingredients and method for Spicy Pumpkin Sauce
  • 1 potato
  • 150g pumpkin
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin seeds
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Packet Knorr Chinese Chilli Recipe Mix
  • 1 tablespoon Astra
  • Boil and mash pumpkin and potatoes. Then add 1 cup water, Knorr Chinese Chilli Recipe Mix, salt and pepper, grated nutmeg, cumin seeds and Astra. Cook till it becomes a thick sauce then turn off the heat.


  • Grind cumin seeds, coriander, garlic cloves and pepper together.
  • Coat mutton with above paste and season with salt and pepper. Leave to marinate for 1 hour.
  • Add water, Knorr Chicken Cube and chilli powder with the marinated meat in a saucepan and boil till the meat is tender.
  • Next, add chopped tomatoes and onions and allow it to simmer.
  • Use a separate pan to stir fry the celery. Add the mutton mixture, vinegar and olive oil and stir. Take the pan off the heat once done.
  • Serve mutton with spicy pumpkin sauce.
  • At Home or at a Party, Mutton is always a sure favourite! Easy Recipes like these will make your food the talking point all night!

    Chef’s Tip:

    Steam the pumpkin and potato, instead of boiling it, to retain its flavour and nutritional value.