Pressure Cooker Goat Curry


Tantalizing Instant Pot goat curry. Using an electric pressure cooker cuts down on the cooking time while still rendering tender meat. Serve over jasmine rice or with naan.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil, divided

  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced

  • 2 large tomatoes, peeled and diced

  • 2 tablespoons garlic paste

  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste

  • 2 ½ pounds goat meat, cubed

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 potato, cubed

  • 1 large carrot, sliced

  • 2 teaspoons garam masala

  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 2 teaspoons salt, or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon ground red chile pepper


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in an electric pressure cooker on the "Sear" setting. Add onions; cook and stir until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Transfer onions to a food processor; grind into a paste. Remove to a bowl.

  3. Combine tomatoes, garlic paste, and ginger paste in the food processor; process until smooth.

  4. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in the pressure cooker using the "Sear" setting. Add onion paste; cook, stirring constantly, until browned, about 2 minutes. Stir in the tomato mixture. Add goat meat, water, potato, carrot, garam masala, coriander, cumin, turmeric, salt, and red chile pepper.

  5. Close pressure cooker and seal according to manufacturer's instructions. Set the timer for 50 minutes at high pressure. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

255 Calories
10g Fat
13g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 255
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 800mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 15mg 75%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 704mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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