Mutton Curry – Naadan Varutharacha Mutton Curry2012-11-20
- Yield : 500 gm
- Servings : 5nos
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 15m
- Ready In : 30m
Mutton Curry (Varutharacha Mutton Curry) is a tasty dish where all the masala ingredients are dry roasted and then ground to smooth paste. It has a typical kerala flavour and it goes well with pathiri, kerala porotta etc.
In India, goat meat is commonly called Mutton. It can be prepared in many ways, such as grilled, stewed, baked, barbecued, fried or even made into sausage. This is a great dish to prepare during Eid time.
- Mutton - 500 gm
- Big onion - 4 nos ( sliced )
- Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
- Green chilly - 3 nos ( chopped )
- Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
- Grated coconut - 1 cup
- Curry leaves - 3 strings
- Whole coriander - 1/2 tsp
- Dry red chilly – 4 nos
- Whole black pepper - 1/2 tsp
- Cloves - 2 nos
- shalots - 8 nos
- Tomato - 1 medium ( sliced )
- Fennel seeds ( perumjeerakam ) - 1/2 tsp
- Cinnamon - a small piece
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
- Coconut oil - 7 tsp
- Coriander leaves - 1 tsp ( chopped )
- Hot water - 3 cups
Clean the mutton pieces.
Heat 3 tsp of coconut oil in a pan and add grated coconut, whole coriander, dry red chilli, whole black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, 5 shallots, fennel seeds, curry leaves. Fry till the coconut turns golden brown. Remove from fire and let it cool.
Grind the same without adding water. Coconut masala is ready. Keep it aside.
Heat 2 tsp of coconut oil in a pressure cooker and add sliced onions. When it turns golden brown, add ginger garlic paste, chopped green chillies and cook for 3 minutes.
Add red chilly powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
Add sliced tomato and cook till it turns soft. Add cleaned mutton pieces, coconut masala, salt and mix well. Add 3 cups of hot water and cook. After the first whistle reduce the flame and cook for 5 to 8 minutes. Keep it closed till the pressure drops.
Heat 2 tsp of coconut oil in a pan and add 3 sliced shallots and curry leaves. Fry till the onions turn golden brown. Switch off the gas and add pepper powder and coriander leaves.
Add this to the curry and mix well.
The tasty nadan mutton curry is ready to be served.
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