Mutkula (Rice Dumplings in Mutton and Greens Gravy)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • Mutton - 250 g
  • Curd - 1/2 cup
  • Oil - 5 tbsp
  • Onion - 1.5 cup, thinly sliced
  • Ginger paste - 2 tsp
  • Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chilli - 4-6, slit
  • Coriander leaves - 4 tbsp
  • Mint leaves - 2 tbsp
  • Fenugreek or other greens - 1 cup, chopped
  • Tomato - 1, chopped
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Channa (chick peas) dal - 3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • For rice dumplings: Rice flour - 1.5 cups
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Cumin seeds - 2 tsp, crushed
  • Hot water to mix
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Mutkula (Rice Dumplings in Mutton and Greens Gravy)

  • Cut the mutton into small cubes and mix with the curd.
  • Heat oil in a pressure pan. Add the onions and fry golden brown.
  • Add ginger and garlic pastes and fry until fragrant.
  • Add green chillies and all the leaves.
  • Fry for half a minute.
  • Add tomato, chilli and turmeric powder and the mutton mixed with curd.
  • Add salt to taste and fry until almost dry.
  • Add channa dal and 1 cup of hot water.
  • Pressure-cook for 20 minutes.
  • For rice dumplings: Mix the rice flour with coconut, cumin and salt.
  • Add hot water, a little at a time until the mixture forms a smooth, soft but non-sticky dough.
  • Divide the dough into lime-sized balls.
  • To finish: Open the pressure cooker and add about 4 cups of water to the mutton gravy.
  • Put it back on the flame and heat until it begins to boil.
  • Lower the flame to keep the gravy simmering.
  • Add the rice balls one by one to the gravy and wait until the dumplings are cooked.
  • Serve immediately.