Mutton Curry

Ingredients

For Marination –

  • 2 kg mutton
  • 8 tbsp curd
  • 4 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 4 tsp green chilli paste
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 4 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 4 tsp lemon juice
  • 8-10 tbsp mustard oil
  • Salt to taste

For the Gravy –

  • 4 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 4 large tomatoes, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 4-6 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 30 small pods of garlic, smashed
  • 4 large bay leaf
  • 8-12 green cardamoms
  • 4” cinnamon
  • 8-12 cloves
  • 2 tsp meat masala
  • 1/2 cup ghee + oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 6-8 potatoes, cut in halves

Method –

  1. Marinate the mutton and keep it aside for 2 hours
  2. In a cooker, heat the ghee + oil and add the bay leaves, cardamoms, cinnamon and cloves
  3. When fragrant, add onion and fry till light brown
  4. Add garlic and green chilli and fry on medium flame till raw smell goes away
  5. Add tomatoes, a little salt and sauté till oil leaves the masala
  6. Sprinkle a little water so that the masala doesn’t burn
  7. Add the marinated mutton and fry on high flame for about 8 minutes stirring occasionally
  8. Now, reduce the flame to medium low and sauté for 30 minutes
  9. Add the potatoes and sauté for another 15 minutes
  10. Add 2 tsp meat masala and adjust salt if required
  11. Add hot water as required and pressure cook for 4-6 whistles

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