Dum Pukht Recipe || Shinwari Dam Pukht


Dum Pukht is salty meat with very fewer ingredients which is so delicious. Aimancooks is a recipe hub where you can find a variety of commercial and homemade recipes. I started aiman cooks a year ago to express my love for food and teach others about food and cooking.

What is dam pukh?

Dum pukht is a traditional Afghani dish that is also famous in the KPK region of Pakistan. Dum means ‘ keep on a low flame,” and pukht means ‘cooking process’, meaning ‘low flame’. It’s cooked in a pot, like a handi (mud pot), which will be covered or fixed and cooked over a low fire.

The traditional dum pukht is cooked with onion, potatoes, tomato, green chili, and garlic. You don’t need to add unnecessary ingredients; it can change the taste of the dish.

And more importantly, you don’t need to add water or ghee.

and 2nd thing is tomatoes is not necessary if you want to add you can add.

This is the original and traditional way to make meat in a pot on a wood fire. Dam Pukht is salty meat with very few ingredients, which is so delicious.

Ingredient list:

  • Lamb Meat / Beef-2kg
  • Potato-750gms
  • Onion-2 medium
  • Garlic-1 whole
  • Salt-2 tsp
  • Fat-350gms
  • Lemon Juice-5tbs
  • Green chillies-12

How to Cooked Dum Pukht?

1 teaspoon Salt sprinkling on mutton meat or Beef and mix it very well.


1st Layer: Putting fats in bottom layer. 2nd Layer add potatoes, garlic and ginger in above the fat .

3rd Layer: Meats are kept above it.

In the last stage Add 8-9 green chillies and sprinkle 5 teaspoon lemon sauce in meat.

Now you have to keep pot close with dough and cook over coals for two hour or slow flame for 2 hours.

Now your dumpukht is cooked.

Delicious Dumpukht is ready to Serve.

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