July 20, 2009

Mutton suka varuaval (mutton dry fry)


Mutton - 250gms
Onion (finely chopped) - 1
Green chillies - 2
Curry leaves - a sprig
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Jeera (cumin seeds) - 1 tsp
Saunf (fennel seeds) - 1 tsp
Pepper powder - 1 tbsp
Jeera (cumin) powder - 1 tbsp
Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Turmeric - a pinch
Oil - 3 tbsp
Salt - as needed


Pressure cook the mutton with jeera, saunf and a pinch of turmeric with just enough water to cover the meat, for about 8 whistles. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onions. Once the onions turn translucent add green chillies, curry leaves, ginger garlic paste, pepper powder, jeera powder, coriander powder, garam masala, salt and the cooked mutton. Fry in low heat till all the raw smell disappears from the powders and the mutton gets coated and roasted evenly. Serve hot with rice and sambar.