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Andhra Mutton Curry

Mutton Curry

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4


  • 500 gms Mutton
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 Tomato
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 Potato (Optional)
  • 1 cup Fresh or dry Coconut
  • 3 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 5 or 6 Cloves
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp Curd or plain Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 Coriander Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Salt (or as per taste)


  • Clean and wash the Mutton.
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  • Take mutton in a bowl, add 3/4 tbsp turmeric, 1 tbsp chilli powder, 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste, salt mix well so that all the ingredients nicely coats to the meat and marinate it for 20mins.  
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  • Meanwhile finely chop the onions, small tomato and slit the green chillies.
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  • Blend fresh coconut pieces, coriander seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves in a mixer/blender and make into  a fine paste.
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  • Heat oil in the pressure cooker, when heated add onions and green chillies. 
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  • Now add the remaining turmeric and little bit of salt and fry till onions are translucent.
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  • Add tomatoes (don't add too much of tomato as it sweetens the mutton gravy) and fry till tomatoes are mushy.
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  • After the tomatoes are mushy, add the blended masala paste and mix well.
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  • Fry till raw aroma of spices goes off.
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  • Now add mutton to the mixture and mix well to nicely coat the masala, add curd or yogurt and cook for 2 -3 minutes.
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  • Curd or yogurt mixes well and water starts oozing out from the meat. 
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  • Add potato(optional) and coriander leaves. Place the lid to the cooker and cook it on a medium flame for 3-4 whistles or till the mutton cooks well.
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  • When the pressure goes off, remove the lid. We can see oil nicely oozed out and the mutton curry is ready.
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  • Mix the mutton curry and check if the mutton is proper cooked or not. If required we can cook for 5 mins.
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  • Mutton curry is ready to serve. Take it in a serving bowl and serve hot with White rice or Jeera Rice or Peas Pulao or chapati.