Naadan Mutton Curry



  1. Mutton -500 grams
  2. Meat masala powder – 2 level tbsps.
  3. Coconut oil – 2 tbsp+ 1 tbsp.; divided
  4. Onion – 2 medium,thinly sliced
  5. Shallots – 1 cup; thinly sliced
  6. Garlic- 5 big cloves, chopped
  7. Ginger – 1″piece, julienned
  8. Curry leaves – a few
  9. Coconut cuts – 2 tbsps.
  10. Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
  11. Coriander powder -2 heaping tbsps
  12. Red chilly powder – 3/4 level tsp.
  13. Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  14. Garam masala powder – 3/4 tsp
  15. Tomato – 3/4 cup; chopped
  16. Coconut milk powder – 1 heaping tbsp.
  17. Water – 3/4 cup
  18. Salt to taste


  1. Marinate the mutton pieces with 1 tsp. of salt and meat masala powder for 1 hour in your refrigerator.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp. of oil & shallow fry the mutton pieces for 5 minutes on each side. Remove the mutton pieces from the pan and keep aside.
  3. To the same pan, add 2 more tbsps. of oil and stir in the sliced onions, shallots, curry leaves, coconut cuts, the chopped garlic cloves & the julienned ginger. Saute till the onion turns golden brown in color. Add all the masala powders & fry for a minute on low heat.
  4. Throw in the chopped tomato and fry for 15 minutes till the oil starts to separate. Stir in the fried mutton pieces and cover cook on medium heat for 5 minutes. Add 3/4 cup of water, coconut milk powder, enough salt & transfer the mutton masala mixture to your pressure cooker. Simmer for 20 minutes after the first whistle. Open the cooker when the pressures completely subside.
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