Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Mutton Curry Recipe with Coconut Milk, Egg, Peas and Dry Fruits

 Mutton curry recipe is a delicious recipe popular in India and there are plenty of mutton curry recipes from various regions of India like Chettinad mutton curry, Andhra mutton curry, Malabar mutton curry, etc. This is one of the recipe prepared with mutton ribs and shoulder pieces marinated in ground masala and cooked in an onion and coconut milk based curry with peas, boiled egg and dry fruits.Peas and dryfruits give a unique flavour. Tomato less curry goes well with white rice, biryani, chapathi and parotta. Muslim people in Tamil nadu prepare similar kind of curry but they add cut mango pieces which gives a different taste. Try this mutton curry recipe and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Mutton, cut into medium pieces                                 1 kg.
Onion                                                                            100 gms.
Garlic, flakes                                                                   5 nos.
Ginger                                                                            1 " piece
Bay leaves                                                                      4 nos.
Thick coconut milk                                                         1 ½ cup
Curd                                                                             1 cup
Almonds, sliced                                                              2 tbsp.
Cashewnuts, sliced                                                       2 tbsp
Ground Coconut                                                         ¼ cup
Poppy seeds                                                                 1 tbsp.
Lemon juice                                                                    2 tbsps.
Eggs, hard boiled                                                          4 nos.                                                       Garam masala powder                                              1 tbsp.
Green Peas                                                                  1 cup
Cumin powder                                                             1 tbsp.
Coriander powder                                                       1 tbsp.
Coriander leaves                                                        2 spring
Saffron dissolved in                                                     1 tsp.
Hot milk                                                                       ½ tsp.
Salt & chili powder                                                      To taste
Oil                                                                                   25 ml


1. Grind onion, garlic, ginger, coconut and poppy seeds.
2. Add the coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, salt, curd and lemon juice to the mutton and mix well. Keep aside for atleast 1 hour.
3. Heat oil in a thick bottom vessel, add ground masala paste and fry till the raw smell subsides. Add marinated mutton and cook till the mutton is dry.
4. Add the coconut milk, dry fruits and peas, and continue cooking over a slow flame till the mutton is tender.
5. Decorate with eggs and chopped coriander leaves.
6. Serve Hot with rice, biryani and parotta.


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