Easy Mutton Curry

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - mutton (tender or lamb), cubed, cleaned and washed
  • 1/2 kg -ash gourd, cleaned, cubed and washed
  • 2 - medium onions (sliced finely)
  • oil for tempering
  • salt to taste
  • 1 - coconut (grated for coconut milk)
  • For wet ground masala: (all ingredients to be dry roasted on tawa or girdle)
  • Method:
  • 1 tbsp - coconut
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 small - onion chopped
  • 1 - marble-sized ball of tamarind
  • 3/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 4 - cloves
  • 6-7 - peppercorns
  • 1.5 inch - cinnamon stick
  • 8 - madras chillies
  • 10 - Kashmir chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - aniseed
  • 1 tsp - poppy seeds
  • For coconut milk:
  • 4 cups -grated fresh coconut
  • 2 cups - warm water

How to Make Easy Mutton Curry

  • Grind the coconut in 2 cups of warm water.
  • Strain in muslin cloth and extract 1.5 cups of thick coconut milk.
  • Take the remains of the coconut and add 4 cups of warm water and grind once again.
  • Strain in muslin cloth to extract 3 cups of thin coconut milk.
  • Set aside thick and thin coconut milk separately.
  • Heat oil. Add sliced onions and fry till they turn golden brown.
  • Add wet ground masala and fry till oil separates from the sides of the fried masala. This will take approximately 10 minutes.
  • Add mutton pieces and stir-fry with the masala.
  • Add the thin coconut milk, cover and simmer on medium flame for 15 mins.
  • Add the ash gourd and simmer once again for 15 mins or to just about when the meat is cooked and the ash gourd is almost cooked.
  • Add the thick coconut milk and simmer on low flame for 20 mins more.
  • Serve hot with neer dosas or rice.

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