Jun 7, 2008

Mutton Curry- Kerala Style

Mutton Curry ( Kerala Style )

Fresh Mutton – 250g ( washed and cleaned )


Turmeric powder- 1/ 2 teaspoon

Salt – 1 teaspoon

Ginger – Garlic paste- 2 tablespoon

Red chilly powder- 2 teaspoon

Coriander powder – 2 tablespoon

Vinegar- 1 teaspoon

Marinate mutton pieces with above ingredients for half an hour and pressure cook for 20 minutes. You will get approximately one and a half cup gravy along with the cooked mutton pieces. You can use this gravy for curry and no need to add extra water.

For Curry

You will need

Cooking oil ( if you use coconut oil curry will be more tasty ) - 1 table spoon

Onion – 3 medium size, cut into thin slices

Fresh curry leaves – 2 springs ( dark green )

Green chilly – 2 cut lengthwise

Shallow fried coconut pieces ( thengakkoth )- 4 teaspoon ( coconut pieces cut into cubes and marinate with turmeric powder and salt for half an hour and shallow fry in a pan . Colour should be in golden brown )

Pepper powder – 1teaspoon

Muttom Masala- 1 teaspoon ( 5 cloves + 4 cardamom+2 inch pieces of cinnamon- make a powder of above ingredients

Salt – to taste


In a pan, heat cooking oil. Fry sliced onions till golden colour . Add fresh curry leaves, green chillies and shallow fried coconut pieces. Saute it slowly for 5 -8 minutes. Add pressure cooked mutton with gravy , pepper powder, salt and mutton masala. Cook slowly for half an hour till the gravy thickens.. It goes well with Chapati, Kerala parotta and Appam. You can find out Appam.


Meera said...

Mutton curry looks so delicious. I can almost smell the aroma!!

Health Freak Mommy said...

Yums... this looks good!

Anonymous said...

I tried this today, it was excellent, i varied it a little by adding some coconut milk in the end.