Sunday, 11 December 2011
Madras Mutton Curry (Traditional Fare)
Madras mutton curry is very famous all over. This gravy is served with parathas, ghee rice or just plain white rice. Try this.
Mutton: 500 g
Shallots: 100 g
Oil: 1 tbsp
salt to taste
Red chilli powder: 1 tbsp or 6 whole chillies
Coriander powder: 1 tbsp
Black pepper powder: 1 tsp
Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
Dry roast all ingredients in 1 & powder.
Coconut: 1 cup
Fennel/aniseed: 1 tsp
Poppy seeds/khus khus: 1 tsp
Dry roast fennel & poppy seeds & grind with coconut.
Garlic: 1 tsp
Cinnamon: 1” piece
Coarsely crush all ingredients for tempering & keep aside.
In a pressure cooker, add mutton, shallots, salt & masala 1. Cook for 10 minutes.
When done add masala 2 & water, according to gravy required.
In another pan, heat oil, add crushed ingredients & curry leaves. Fry till fragrant.
Pour into the mutton curry. Sprinkle coriander leaves. Adjust salt.
Serve with plain white rice or rotis.
The famous Madras Mutton Curry is ready!