Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Ennai Mutton Chukka(Oil Lamb Chukka)

Ennai mutton/lamb chukka recipe is a popular side dish in south Tamil nadu hotels and restaurants serving non vegetarian food especially in chettinad hotels, madurai muniyandi vilas, parotta stalls etc in and around Madurai, Tirunelveli, virudhunagar and some other towns. Ennai mutton chukka is prepared with small mutton/lamb pieces cooked with basic Indian spices in a good amount of gingely oil. Mutton cooked in oil gives an excellent flavour and a mouth watering taste. Cooked mutton is very tender and hot. An excellent side dish with rice, dosa, idly and biryani. Try this simple south Indian mutton chukka recipe and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Boneless Mutton                                500 gms
Cinnamon strips                                 2 no
Fennel                                               1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves                                     1 spring
Ginger garlic paste                          2 tsp 
Garam Masala Powder                   1 tsp
Chilli powder                                  3 tsp
Lemon juice of                                1 no 
Salt                                                    to taste
Oil                                                     50 ml
1. Cut mutton into very small cubes (smaller pieces cooks easily and tender) 
2. Mix garam masala, chilli powder, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste, add salt and little water and cook them in pressure cooker (appx 4 whistles) 
4. Heat oil in a frying pan 
5. Fry fennel, cinnamon and curry leaves 
6. Add boiled mutton and fry until the aroma eludes and oil comes out seperately.
7. Serve hot with rice and biryani.


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