Posted by Anjus on Nov - 5 - 2011 under Kerala dishes, Mutton, Non Vegetarian
  • Mutton: 1 Kg
  • Shallot/Small Onion: 30-35 Nos
  • Big Onion: 2
  • Tomato: 2 Medium
  • Green Chilly: 2 Big
  • Ginger: 1/2 cup (chopped)
  • Garlic: 1/2 cup (chopped)
  • Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder: 2 tsp
  • Chilly Powder: 4 tsp
  • Meat Masala: 4 tsp
  • Pepper: 3-4 Table spoon
  • Salt as required
  • Oil as required
  • Mustard Seed
  • Coconut chunks 1/2 cup
  • Curry leaves
  • Garam Masala
  • Coconut Milk (1st)
  • Coconut Milk (2nd)
Cuisine: Cooking time: 120 mins Serving: 3-4 people

 Initial Preparations:

  • Clean the mutton and cut into medium sized pieces.
  • Marinate it with pepper and salt for half an hour.
  • Cut the shallots and onions into thin pieces and keep aside.
  • Cut he tomato and green chilly into medium sized pieces.
  • Chop the ginger and garlic into small pieces.
  • Cut the coconut chunks into thin small sized pieces.
  • Prepare the first and second coconut milk.





  1. In a pan, heat the oil and add mustard seeds.
  2. When it crackles, add shallots, ginger and garlic and saute well until it becomes soft.
  3. Add onions, green chilly and salt and saute well until it turns brown color.
  4. Add tomato pieces and curry leaves and stir well to get it mixed well.
  5. Add turmeric, coriander, chilly, meat masala and pepper powder and mix well.
  6. Add the marinated mutton pieces and saute well
  7. Add the second coconut milk.
  8. Transfer this into a pressure cooker and cook it until 4-5 whistles.
  9. Meantime fry the sliced coconut chunks and keep it aside.
  10. Transfer the cooked mutton into back to the pan and add the fried coconut chunks.
  11. Keep it in low flame for 15-20 minutes until the gravy becomes thick.
  12. Add garam masala and pepper.
  13. Pour the first coconut milk and take the pan out from fire when it starts boiling.
  14. Garnish it with curry leaves or coriander leaves and serve hot.. 🙂


  • The later the better, the curry taste good after a day.
  • The more shallots the more taste.
  • Don’t add much water to the mutton as the water oozes from mutton and also it takes much time to evaporate it.


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