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Step-by-Step Durban Mutton Curry Recipe for Bunnychow

Yesterday morning, I woke up with a sever case of ‘bunny fever’, and we all know that there is only one cure for this serious ailment. Here is a step-by-step guide on how this particular dish was cooked. Whilst this specific curry was made with 2.25kg of mutton, I am going to reduce quantities to […]

lamb rogan josh recipe

I attempted to cook a Lamb Knuckle Rogan Josh for the First Time

It was another one of those days. Month end and running off my feet with my day job. I really enjoy it when it is busy, I don’t like to sit still. I had just bought my monthly half lamb and had been waiting for an opportunity to cook with the latest addition to our […]

durban curry breakfast bun

Mutton Curry Breakfast Buns

Mutton Curry Breakfast Buns It is Saturday morning and I had some Muton Curry left over from our experiment to try and figure out if, “Durban Curry is really better the next day”. What could be better than curry for breakfast? So with a song in my heart, I knocked these breakfast buns together for […]

Durban Mutton Curry Recipe

Aunty Maurine’s Durban Mutton Curry

Thank you to the amazing Maurine Cassie, for sharing her recipe with our Durban Curry Lovers Group. Ingredients 2kg Mutton 5 Medium Potatoes (halved or cubed) 1 Onion 2 Tablespoons of whole Breyani Mix (Fennel seeds, Cinnamon sticks, Bay leaves, Whole cloves, Green elachie, Star Aniseed and black elcha.) 3 Heaped tablespoons mixed Masala Half […]


Byron’s Mutton Curry

Byron shared his curry recipe on our Curry Lovers Group and had an interesting story on how he came about his recipe. He tells it as follows, “I stormed into Gorimas one day and found the oldest genuine Durban Indian Aunty and tuned her “come now, enough with the secrets, hows to help a wit […]

Curried Mutton Stew with Dumplings

Curried Mutton Stew with Dumplings

This wonderful meal was cooked by Lisa Harrilall and we thank her for sharing her recipe for her Curried Mutton Stew with Dumplings. As the cold weather hits, there really could be few nicer meals to enjoy with the family. INGREDIENTSMutton Pieces1/4 cup flour1 large onion1 small tomato6 sprigs of thyme1/2 teaspoon mixed herb1/2 teaspoon […]


How to make Dhansak (British Indian Restaurant / BIR Style)

How to make Dhansak (British Indian Restaurant / BIR Style) Dhansak is a popular Indian dish, originating among the Parsi Zoroastrian community, it combines elements of Persian and Gujarati cuisine. Dhansak is made by cooking mutton or goat meat with a mixture of lentils and vegetables. This is served with caramelised white rice, which is rice cooked in water, whole spices, and caramelized onions. The […]


Durban Curry with Coconut Milk

After my friend shared some photos on Facebook of an amazing curry, which was cooked with minimal sauce and thickened with coconut milk, I wanted to give it a try. The last curry which I cooked was a bit oily, so I was intrigued to try cook a curry with less oil and less sauce. […]

Shanes Durban Lamb Curry Recipe

This is my step-by-step recipe to cook a Durban Lamb Curry. The lamb was really of a fantastic quality and very soft, so I used a slightly different technique to how I normally cook mutton curry and braised & sealed the spiced lamb in oil beforehand. Normally (like for mutton curry), I add the raw […]

Shane’s Mutton Curry Recipe

I have been working on this Durban Mutton Curry recipe for many years and there are still many years more to go – but I am getting somewhere. Every time I cook curry, it is an adventure, it is therapy and it is fun. Whilst the ingredients & quantities are pretty standard, I have a […]

The Original Battered & Deep Fried Mutton Curry Roti

I was cooking Mutton Curry & Roti for the family the other night, when boom – along came an idea which I really could not resist. What if I battered and deep fried the mutton curry filled roti? It was a little tricky to get the saucy rolled roti battered and deep fried, without the […]

Quick 35 Minute Mutton Curry

I was running very late and needed to get this curry cooked in a hurry. I can normally get a curry out in about 60 – 90 mins, depending on what meat I am using. Please note that I was cooking mutton and not lamb. As we know, mutton takes far longer to cook, than […]

Kashmiri Mutton Rogan Josh

Kashmiri Mutton Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh means cooked in oil at intense heat. Another interpretation of the name Rogan Josh is derived from the word “Rogan” meaning “red color” (the same Indo-European root that is the source of the French “rouge” and the Spanish “rojo”) and “Josh” meaning passion or heat. Great for getting all the flavour out of […]

durban mutton curry

Durban Mutton Curry Recipe

Britannia Hotel’s Famous Recipe Watch the video below to see how the curry masters at Britannia Hotel in Durban cook their famous mutton curry. Durban is known at the city where the fun never sets. The warm Indian Ocean lapping onto beautiful beaches, modern shopping centres, great clubs, restaurants & bars and world class sporting […]