Saturday, November 16, 2013

Pathar Ka Gosht ( Meat Cooked on Stone )

Pathar Ka Gosht ( Meat Cooked on Stone ) is an Classic Hyderabadi Dish
Pathar is a Urdu word means- " Stone" and Gosht  is a Urdu word means- "Meat"
 Its a very Popular Hyderabadi Dish .

Pathar Ka Gosht is basically marinate overnight and mutton is seared on a hot Granite stone over charcoal,
 and traditionally garnished with Onion rings and Lemon wedges !!!


1 Kgs Boneless Mutton, trimmed of fat,
cut into thin sliced (1-inch cubes)
Granite stone (slab and unpolished)

For Marinade

1  tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1  tbsp Red chilli powder
¼ tbsp Turmeric powder
 2 tbsp Meat Tenderizer Powder  / 2 tbsp Raw Papaya paste
( Raw papaya grind it and mix 2 tbsp into the meat) 
1 tbsp Gram Masala
1 tbsp Black Pepper powder
 1 tbsp Green chilli paste
1 tbsp  Lemon juice
Salt – to taste
4 tbsp Oil / 2 tbsp Ghee

For Garnish

 Onion rings 
 Lemon wedges
Coriander leaves (finely chopped )
Mint Leaves (finely chopped )


Marinade 1:

In a bowl add boneless slice of mutton ,Ginger garlic paste ,
Meat Tenderizer Powder  / Raw Papaya paste,
green chilli paste, Lemon juice 
leave it for marinated 10- 15 minutes,

Marinate 2 :

Now add Ghee or Oil , Red chilli powder,
Turmeric powder, black pepper,gram masala, patthar ke phool  powder and salt,
Leaves mix well. Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap.
let the Meat marinate for about 3 - 4 hours in the refrigerate.

Meanwhile, Heat Granite stone over charcoal, for 15- 30 minutes,
Sprinkle a few drops of water on the surface of Granite Stone.
 If the water sizzles, the Granite stone is ready.
Now  Place the marinated meat on top surface of the hot stone.
At this stage there will be some liquid from the meat in the pan. 
You need to now allow the meat to fry in its own liquid until all the liquid evaporates.
Fry the meat both the side turning frequently until they change colour into golden brown and crisp.
Remove the meat from the stone.

Garnish with Lemon juice, Coriander leaves and Mint Leaves.
And Enjoy it.


  1. This one is new for me ! Thanks for sharing

  2. what an interesting technique, never cooked on a stone before....i bet this tasted great!

  3. Its looks so youumyyy.... i had pizza cooked on stone now i m going to try meat cooked stones..

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  5. Thanks a lot for sharing your precious knowledge!!


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