Aromatic Kerala Style Lamb (Mutton) Stew (Ishtu)

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Total Time:
45 mins
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Aromatic Kerala Style Lamb (Mutton) Stew (Ishtu)

  • Dice lamb and potato into 11/2×11/2 inch cubes
  • Finely slice onions
  • Slice ginger into thin long strips known as julienne
  • Slit green chilli lengthwise
  • Crush peppercorns
  • Pressure cook lamb to 1 whistle and simmer on low flame for 10 minutes
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add curry leaves and sauté till it becomes crispy
  • Add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom sauté for 2 minutes
  • Add onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies sauté till onions are translucent
  • Add pressure cooked lamb and potatoes. Cook for 15 minutes till potatoes are cooked
  • Reduce flame, leave the pan uncovered and simmer till water is reduced
  • Add the coconut milk bring to one boil and remove from flame immediately
  • Add crushed peppercorns and serve hot
  • Serve mutton stew with palappam or bread and enjoy with company on a chilly evening