Indian Mutton Curry Recipe - Mutton Curry Indian Style
Recipe type: Main
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Serves: 5 servings
Indian Mutton Curry recipe with step by step instructions.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 2 onion
  • 1 Tomato chopped finely
  • 1 cup Desiccated Coconut grated (sukha nariyal )
  • 2 Bay leaves (tejpatta)
  • 2 Cinnamon (dalchini)
  • 8 Black pepper (kalimiri)
  • 4 Cloves (lavang)
  • 3 Green Cardamom (elaichi)
  • 1 tbsp caraway seed (shahi jeera)
  • 15 Garlic chopped (lehsun)
  • 1 Inch Ginger (adrak)
  • 3 Green Chillies (hari mirch)
  • 6 to 7 Strands of Coriander leaves (kothmir)
  • 7 to 8 Mint leaves (pudina)
  • ½ kg Mutton medium
  • 2 Potatotes medium sized chopped (aloo)
  • 1 tbsp Coriander seeds Powder (Dhaniya)
  • 1 t/s Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp Fennel seed powder (Badisaunf powder)
  • 1 t/s turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 cup water Or as consistency required
How to make the recipe?
  1. Chop Ginger, Garlic, Chillies, mint leaves, Coriander leaves. Grind them to form a smooth paste.
  2. Now marinate the mutton with half green paste. Keep rest half for tempering. Marinate for 10 to 15 mins.
  3. Take a Tawa or Pan add little oil. Cut 1 onion and saute them in the oil. Once onion changes color add desiccated coconut and saute.
  4. Once the onion- coconut becomes brown in color. Remove from fire and grind them into a uniform paste.
  5. Take a Kadhai or Vessel add oil. Once oil is hot add Shahi Jeera, Cloves, Cinnamon, Tejpata (Bay leaves).
  6. Once it crackles add chopped onion to it. Saute for 3 to 4 mins.
  7. Now add the rest of green paste and saute it for 2 to 3 mins
  8. Add tomatoes and saute for 2 mins. Put coriander powder, Chili Powder, Turmeric, Fennel Powder. Saute for 2 mins.
  9. Add potatoes and stir for a while.
  10. Now its time to add marinated mutton Or marinated Paneer if veg. Also add the onion - coconut paste. Please don't discard the left over marinated masalas add little water and pour in the curry.
  11. Put 1 glass water Or as you require the consistency of the curry. Also don't forget to add salt.
  12. Now pressure cook until 5 whistles. If you making in a vessel wait until potatoes are soft and cooked.
  13. Serve Mutton Curry Indian Style hot with Bread Or Rice with some salad.
1. You could marinate mutton and keep overnight as well.
2. You can make variations in this curry by adding ½ cup curd with cashews for rich taste.
3. If you use pressure cooker the curry will cook faster.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at