Friday, 2 September 2016

Mutton curry

Mutton curry is extremely tasty especially when made with poppy seeds,coconut and  spices.

Mutton : 1 kilo
Onion: 2 large onions finely chopped
Green chillies: 2 (optional)
Coriander leaves: 7 - 8 strands finely chopped
Mint leaves: 5-6 strands finely chopped
Tomatoes: 4 medium finely chopped
Turmeric: 1 table spoon
Ginger garlic paste: 3 table spoons
Red chilli powder: 4 teaspoons
Salt:as per taste
Coriander powder: 2 tablespoons
Oil: 50mls
Poppy seeds: 2 tablespoons
Coconut powder: 4 tablespoons
Cinnamon: 1/2 inch stick
Cardamom: 3 whole
Cloves: 6 whole
Caraway seeds:1 teaspoon
Water: as required

Step 1:
Grind poppy seeds and coconut powder to fine paste and keep it aside.

Step 2:
Make special masala with cloves,cardamom,cinnamon,caraway seeds to fine powder and keep it aside.

Now take a pan,add oil and once heated add chopped onions,green chillies,once onions are golden brown add turmeric and ginger garlic paste.

After 2 - 3 minutes add poppyseeds and coconut paste and cook for 5 minutes.

Later add washed and cleaned  meat and let it absorb all the above paste,later add special masala,red chilli powder,salt ,coriander leaves,mint leaves and cook with lid for 10 - 15 minutes on slow flame without burning the spices.

Now add chopped tomatoes and put the lid,once all the tomatoes are mushy,add water and pressure cook the curry,for 4 -5 whistles or until the meat is tender.

Once pressure cooked,add coriander powder  and let it cook for some more time or until it you get a thick gravy.

Garnish with Finley chopped coriander and serve with rice.

Happy cooking😊😊