Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Kolhapuri Mutton (Party Menu)

There is more to Kolhapur than just Kolhapuris(slippers).The food is spicy & authentic.
This is a "must try" recipe. Use whole coriander for that flavour!  

Mutton: 1 kg
White sesame/til seeds: 50 g
Copra/dry coconut: ½
Cumin: 2 tsps
Caraway seeds/shahi jeera: 2 tsps
Coriander seeds: 1 tbsp
Cinnamon: 1’ piece
Cardamom: 4
Cloves: 6
Pepper: 2 tsps
Red chilli whole: 10 or 1 tbsp powder
Oil: 1 tbsp
 Dry roast sesame seeds & copra separately, do not brown it too much.
Heat oil & fry rest of the ingredients. Grind together with sesame & copra.

Onions: 3 sliced                                               
Ginger paste: 2 tsps
Garlic paste: 2 tsps
Tomatoes: 2 chopped
Coriander leaves
Oil: 2 tbsps
Salt to taste


Heat oil, sauté onions till brown, add ginger –garlic paste & fry well.
Add ground masala, chopped tomatoes & sauté well till oil clears on sides of pan.
Add meat, stir till dry.
Pour 2 cups of hot water (no need to add water if pressure cooking), cook till done.
Add coriander leaves & serve.
This is a semi gravy dish. Good accompaniment for Pulao or Rotis.   
You can use chicken instead of mutton. 


  1. yes! it is an interesting masala. it can be done as vegetarian dish also using brinjal quartered and also with a combination of potatoe and brijal or drumstick and potatoes.

  2. veg version is good too. Basically its the masala that gives the taste.

  3. Wow, look so delicious and mouthwatering. Love it !!