Nov 4, 2014

Mutton Kurma

Taking inspiration from Kerala cuisine, my mother gave me the "MUTTON KURMA" recipe - vibrant colored,  truly rich, mildly sweet with a kick of peppery flavor. It is a  family owned recipe. The juicy meat is cooked in freshly pressed creamy coconut milk and I just can't get enough when served with a steamy bed of white rice...!! The meat is very tender and  potatoes just adds more texture to the creamy sauce.

A  MUST TRY Recipe  !!


500 gms Mutton 
3 cups of Coconut Milk
3 tsp Ghee (clarified butter)
4 Cloves
2 sticks of Cinnamon
2 tsp Ginger & Garlic paste
6-8 Green chilies, cut lengthwise
2 medium sized Onions, finely diced
1 Potato, diced
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Coriander Powder


  • Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add cloves, cinnamon, ginger & garlic paste, green chilies and onions. Sautee until onions softens
  • Add the spice powders - Turmeric and coriander powder
  • Add Mutton and fry for 2 minutes
  • Add 1 cup of water and season it with little salt. Cook for 15 minutes
  • Now add coconut milk, potatoes and adjust salt as per taste. Simmer for 10 minutes on low heat
  • Serve hot with dosa, idli, or steamed rice

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