Goat Meat Recipes for Those Who Are on a Diet

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Goat meat cooked in a way that is right for some people has a delicious taste with a distinctive aroma. Because of the goat’s distinctive smell, some people are fanatical about dishes made from goat meat, and some don’t like eating it.

The author himself is a fan of dishes made from mutton, although I rarely eat them. In addition to its distinctive aroma, mutton-based dishes can make anyone who tries it “addicted” if cooked properly with the tender meat.

But also be careful eating goat meat if too often has the potential to increase cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Now forget about cholesterol and its friends. For this time, we can try or choose several recipes that are processed from goat meat.

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Before trying various existing recipes, the key to getting delicious mutton dishes is how the meat can be eaten with a savoury taste, and it is not difficult to chew it.

Besides, for those of you who don’t really like the smell of mutton, you can get rid of the distinctive aroma of goat meat first.

Several ways to tenderize mutton can be by roasting, wrapped in papaya leaves, or boiled.

Tenderize the Goat Meat by Wrapping it in Papaya Leaves

The first natural way you can tenderize the mutton using papaya leaves. Papaya leaves contain the enzyme papain, which can soften mutton, including beef.

Take enough papaya leaves, adjusted to the amount of meat to be cooked. Next, knead the papaya leaves so that the sap comes out. The way you squeeze the papaya leaves, do not let the leaves crush so that they can still be made to wrap the meat.

After you squeeze it, use the papaya leaves to wrap the mutton to be cooked.

After the meat is wrapped in papaya leaves, put the leaves and mutton in a closed container, then close it tightly. Leave it on for 30 minutes to an hour. You can also put the meat with the papaya leaves in the plastic, then cover it.


Since this article is about recipes about cooking mutton, you can find out on the internet about other ways to tenderize mutton from various sources on the internet via google.

For those of you who want to get rid of the smell of mutton, you can use the following methods:

• First, by removing the fat in the meat. Cut the fat by cutting in the direction of the meat fibres.

• The next way using lime. Squeeze the lime and then rub it on the mutton. Let the goat meat that has been given the lime juice for 15 to 20 minutes. You can also use squeezed lime leaves if you don’t have lime.

Next, we will try recipes made from mutton.

Goat Curry with Cauliflower

Servings: 4 people


• 250 grams of mutton and bones

• 3 tablespoons canola oil

• 1 cardamom grain

• 2 cloves

• 2 cm cinnamon

• 1 cm galangal, crushed

• 1 lemongrass, crushed

• 2 pieces of lime leaves, remove the bones

• 800 ml soy milk (coconut milk substitute)

• 100 grams of cauliflower

Seasoning (puree)

• 5 shallots

• 2 cloves of garlic

• 4 almonds

• 1 cm ginger

• 1 cm turmeric

How to cook

The mutton meat and bones are cut into small pieces.

Heat the oil, saute the spices that have been mashed. Add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, galangal, lemongrass and lime leaves. Stir until it smells good. Add the mutton into the stir fry, stir until it changes color. Pour in soy milk, cook until the meat is tender. Finally, put the cauliflower, cook it for a while, immediately serve it.

Tender Goat Curry

Tender Goat Curry Recipe

Servings: 8 people


• 1 kg of mutton with a few ribs, cut into pieces

• 1 tbsp ground coriander

• ½ teaspoon of ground fennel

• ½ teaspoon ground cumin

• 4 tablespoons vegetable oil (can be replaced with canola oil)

• 10 shallots, thinly sliced

• 1 tablespoon crushed red chilli

• 1 lemongrass, crushed

• 5 cm cinnamon

• 2 cloves

• 2 cardamom grains

• ½ grains of nutmeg, crushed

• 1-litre coconut milk (can be replaced with soy milk for a healthier diet)

• 200 g grated coconut, roasted, finely ground

Seasoning, puree

• 5 cloves of garlic

• 1 cm ginger, chopped

1 cm turmeric, chopped

• ½ cm galangal, chopped

• 2 teaspoons of salt

How to make soft goat curry

Stir the mutton pieces with coriander, fennel and cumin until blended. Set aside for 30 minutes. Heat the oil, saute the shallots until wilted. Add the red chili powder, stir until fragrant. Add ground spices, lemongrass, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and nutmeg, stir until fragrant. Add the mutton, stir until stiff and changes color. Pour in the coconut milk (can be replaced with soy milk) and add the roasted coconut. Cook over low heat until the mutton is tender. Dish it up and serve warm.

Pindang Seasoned Goat Ribs

Pindang Seasoned Goat Ribs Recipe

Servings: 4 people


• 700 ml of water

• 200 grams of goat ribs

• 1 lemongrass

• 1 bay leaf

• 1 teaspoon salt

• 2 tablespoons canola oil

• 2 tablespoons coarsely crushed shallots

• 1 teaspoon tamarind, dissolved in 1 tablespoon water

• 2 tomatoes, cut into quarters

• 1 tsp sugar (sugar can be replaced with palm sugar)

• 1 Chinese radish, cut into 2 × 2 cm cubes

Seasoning, puree

• 1 cm galangal

• 1 cm ginger

• 1 cm turmeric

• 3 cloves of garlic

How to cook

In a saucepan, boil the ribs with lemongrass, bay leaves, and salt. Cook until the meat is tender. Heat oil, saute ground spices and shallots. After it smells good, you can put the stir in the rib stew. Add tamarind water, tomatoes and sugar. After boiling, add the radish again. Continue to cook until all cooked.

Sweet Goat Satay

Sweet Goat Satay Recipe


• 2 tablespoons tamarind water

• 2 tbsp ghee, melted

• 3 tbsp molasses

• 250 grams of young lamb thigh meat, thinly sliced

• 10 skewers of Satay Seasoning, puree

• 5 shallots

• 3 cloves of garlic

• 2 red chilies

• ½ tablespoon coriander whole

• ¼ tsp whole cumin

• 4 almonds

• ¼ tsp salt

How to cook

Combine tamarind water, ghee, molasses, and ground spices, mix well. Soak the mutton in the spices for about 2 hours so that it is absorbed. Stick the mutton chunks with a skewer. Bake until cooked and serve warm.

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