Spicy Mutton Curry Recipe

Total Time:

45 minutes(Cooking)



Spicy Mutton Curry Recipe

Cuisine: South Indian


1/2 kgmutton, cut into medium size pieces
3/4 cupcoconut
1 tbspwhole coriander
1 1/4 tspwhole black pepper
1/2 tspfennel seeds
1 small piececinnamon
3pearl onions, sliced
3onions, sliced
1 1/2 tspginger, crushed/grated
1 1/2 tspgarlic, crushed/grated
1 tspchili powder
1tomato, sliced
4pearl onions, sliced
curry leaves
1/2 tsppepper powder
1 tbspcoriander leaves, chopped


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add coconut, whole coriander, dry red chilli, whole black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, pearl onion, fennel seeds, curry leaves.
  2. Fry until the coconut turns golden brown. Remove from fire and let it cool. Grind the same without adding water. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add sliced onions. When it turns golden brown, add ginger and garlic.
  4. Cook until raw smell goes, around 2-4 mins. Add chilli powder and cook for 2-3 mins.
  5. Add sliced tomato and cook till it turns soft.
  6. Add cleaned mutton pieces and mix well.
  7. Add 2 cups of hot water and pressure cook until the mutton is done.
  8. Add ¼ - ½ cup of hot water to the ground masala. Mix well.
  9. Add it to the cooked mutton and cook on low flame for 5-10 mins. Remove from fire.
  10. Heat oil in a pan and add sliced pearl/small onion and curry leaves. Fry till the onions turn golden brown.
  11. Switch off the gas and add pepper powder and coriander leaves. Add this to the curry and mix well.
  12. Serve hot with rice.

NB:  Pressure cooking the mutton - After the first whistle, reduce the flame to low-medium and cook for 12-15 whistles. Keep it closed for another 15 mins or until the pressure drops. The colour of the curry tends to darken as it rests.


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