Monday, January 23, 2012

Mutton Masala


  1. Mutton-1kg
  2. onion-4
  3. tomato-3
  4. potato-3(boiled and cubed)
  5. coconut-1/2
  6. red chilly-10
  7. cloves-10
  8. cinnamon-3 pieces
  9. pepper corns-10
  10. cardamom-4
  11. coriander-3tsp
  12. cumin-1tsp
  13. ginger-1small piece
  14. garlic-1big pod
  15. tamarind-small piece
  16. turmeric-1tsp
  17. lemon-1
  18. oil or ghee-1tbsp
  19. coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Marinate the mutton with salt  to taste,turmeric and lemon juice for at least 2hours
  • dry roast the  all the ingredients from 6-14 along with 2 chopped onion until onions turns to light brown color or until you get nice aroma of the spices.
  • Grind coconut to fine paste and keep aside.
  • Grind all roasted ingredients to smooth paste.
  • In a pressure cooker put some oil or ghee fry the remaining  2 chopped onion to light brown 
  • then add the marinated mutton and saute for 5mins.
  • now add  tomatoes and fry until its cooks.
  • Now add the roasted masala paste and nicely stir it and saute for 5min.
  • Now add 3 cups of water and the boiled potatoes and little salt (Just check while adding salt as we have used it in marination also).
  • cover the pressure cooker lid and take 3-4 whistle( it depends upon the texture of the meat.normally here we get very tender meat so i'll take only 2 whistle) .
  • once it is done open the lid and add the coconut paste.If the gravy is too thick add some water and bring to boil.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Goes well with rice or roties or bread.


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