Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Chettinad Mutton Curry

Mutton Chettinad

Original Recipe


Mutton cut into small pieces - 1 kg
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Onion chopped finely - 2(large)
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Tomato sliced - 2
Salt - to taste
Oil - as needed

For Grinding:-
Shallots(Kunjulli) - 1/2cup
Ginger - 1" piece
Garlic cloves - 8
Cinnamon(Karuvapatta) - 2 pieces
Cloves (Grambu) - 4 nos
Fennel seeds(Perumjeerakam) - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1/2 tsp
Pepper corns(Kurumulagu) - 3-4
Chilly Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Grind all the above ingredients into a coarse paste and keep it aside.


Marinate the mutton pieces in the ground paste and salt for 1/2 an hour. Heat little oil in a pressure cooker,add the marinated mutton pieces and cook until the mutton becomes tender.

Heat oil in a another pan and allow mustard seeds to splutter. Add in curry leaves and onions and saute until onions are golden brown. Add tomatoes and saute until they become soft. Finally add the cooked mutton pieces and fry it till the oil seperates.

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