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Bhuna Gosht

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Marinade Time 2 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Pakistani Cuisine
Servings 4


  • 4 tbsp oil canola/vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced in half rings
  • 4 tbsp crushed tomatoes
  • 2.2 lbs beef stewing cubes cut in 1-2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup full-fat yogurt
  • 1 ½ salt to taste or to taste
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed


  • Lightly whisk the yogurt and stir in the ground spices, salt and crushed garlic.
  • Coat the meat in the marinade, and leave in the fridge for 2 hours or more.
  • Heat oil in a stockpot on medium-low heat. Sauté the onion for about 7-10 minutes till it softens.
  • Raise heat to medium-high and add the marinated meat. Fry till brown, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, give it a quick stir and add 1 ½ cup water. Bring to boil and cover with tight fitting lid.
  • Dial heat to low, and let it cook for 2 hours while stirring occasionally. Add more water as necessary.
  • Once the meat is tender, it’s ready to serve. Garnish will finely chopped cilantro and green chilies.
Keyword beef, gluten free