Sweet and Sour Mutton

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin), Turkey with Mushrooms, Spleen Pepper Fry (Manneeral Fry) , Narthangai Pachadi

Rate This Recipe


  • 1 kg - boneless mutton, cut into serving portions
  • 250 g - beaten curds
  • 1 - lime-sized ball of tamarind
  • 2 tbsps - or more sugar as per your taste
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - ground cumin seeds and garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - each of coriander powder and ground mustard seeds
  • salt and chilli powder to taste
  • few sprigs coriander leaves

How to Make Sweet and Sour Mutton

  • Mix all the spices with curds with the exception of garam masala.
  • Add salt and mutton and set aside for 1 hour.
  • Cover tamarind with water for 5 mins and squeeze out the juice.
  • Heat 5 tbsps. ghee and put in the meat mixture.
  • Cook till the mutton is dry and then fry to a rich golden colour.
  • Cover with hot water and cook till the mutton is tender and dry.
  • Add the tamarind, sugar and cook till the gravy turns thick.
  • Remove from fire, sprinkle garam masala and coriander leaves on top.