Jul 25, 2008

Mutton Thenga Paal Curry ( Mutton Curry made with coconut milk )


Mutton- 500 gm
1, Vinegar – 2 teaspoon
2, Turmeric powder- 1 teaspoon
3, Red chilly powder- 1 teaspoon
4, Coriander powder- 1 tablespoon
5, Pepper powder – ½ teaspoon
6, Ginger- garlic paste- 2 tablespoon
7, Salt – to taste
8, Garam masala / Spice powder– ½ teaspoon

Wash and clean mutton pieces. Marinate the mutton pieces with ingredients from 1-8 for half an hour. Cook in the pressure for 15 -20 minutes ( no need to add extra water in mutton pieces ). You ‘ll get a thick gravy -approx ½- 1 cup.

Curry preparation
Coconut milk – 2 cup thin coconut milk
Coconut milk – 1 cup thin coconut milk

If you’re using coconut milk powder dilute with water and mix it well.

25 gm coconut milk powder + 200 ml water= 2 cup thin coconut milk
25 gm coconut milk powder + 100ml water= 1 cup thin milk.

Ingredients for final preparation
Whole spices
1,Cardamom-2 , crushed
3,Cinnamon- 2 sticks

Dark green curry leaves- 2 springs
Onion-2, thinly sliced
Green chilly – 3 , Cut lengthwise
Salt – to taste
Cooking oil- 2 teaspoon


Heat 2 teaspoon cooking oil in a Kadai / frying pan. Add whole spices and sauté it slowly for 3 minutes. Add thinly sliced onion and fry till golden brown. Saute slowly on a medium flame. Add curry leaves and green chillies. Fry again for 5 minutes. Add cooked mutton , 2 cups of thin coconut milk and salt to taste. Cook for 15 -20 minutes. Finally add 1 cup thick coconut milk . Switch off the gas flame. Stir well. Serve with Appam and Idiyappam. Coconut milk gravy is very tasty and delicious. Dip Appam in yummy gravy and enjoy it slowly…. This one of the God’s own Country’s favourite mutton curry.
If you have a shortage of '' Appam Chatty / Appa Kadai, you can use Dosa Tawa for making Appam. There will be a change in the shape but not taste difference.
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