Mangshor Lal Jhol

By Chef Aparna C

Preparation Time : Hrs

Tags: Bengali


Serves 2

Mangshor lal jhol is a fiery red mutton dish cooked with potatoes and deseeded red chillis.

About the Dish

Mangshor Lal Jhol is a Bengali delicacy, that consists of mutton cooked with red chillies and potatoes. The term ‘jhol’ refers to a soupy curry in Bengali language and this dish has some Mughlai influence to it. Mangshor lal Jhol is an every-sunday treat at any Bengali house. The authenticity for this dish comes from our chef’s family recipe, which will leave you wanting more. Mutton is the hero of this dish, which is rich in proteins, and promotes muscle growth and maintenance.

How to Eat

You can eat this dish with some steamed rice or with some flatbread. Pour the gravy and pieces over the steamed rice and mix it or break the flatbread into a bite-sized piece and dip it in the gravy. You can enjoy the dish when it's hot and has a soupy gravy. It's mildly spicy and can be consumed at lunch or dinner.

About the Chef

Chef Aparna C