Apr 9, 2015

Mutton Chops Curry Recipe / Lamb Curry Recipe

Have you been familiar with chef damodaran. I totally like his recipe, it is so authentic and simple to make. But gives you the punch of authentic southindian food. This recipe is from his cookbook which is dedicated to complete non veg. I made this for todays lunch along with his crispy lamb chops as well. Will share it soon. 

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This curry is made with mutton with bones and the pieces are cut into big chunks. It taste so yummy with pretty much anything, specially chapati, rice, curd rice, coconut rice, parota or anything your heart desire..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 45 mins to 1 hour
Serves : 4 to 6


Mutton with Bone - 1/2 kg cut into big pieces
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Fresh Coconut - 3/4 cup + 3/4 cup grated
Lemon Juice to taste
Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped

For Masala:
Poppy Seeds / Kasa Kasa / Khus Khus - 3 tblspn
Dry Red Chillies - 10 to 12
Coriander Seeds / Mullu Malli - 2 tblspn
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1.5 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 2 tsp
Ginger - 4 cm piece peeled and chopped
Garlic - 10 cloves 

For Seasoning:
Coconut Oil - 1/4 cup
Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 stick
Cardamom / yelakai - 6 crushed
Cloves / Krambu - 6
Star Anise / Anasipu - 1
Onion - 1 large sliced thinly


First grind all the ingredients given for masala to a smooth paste. Set aside.

Now grind 3/4 cup of coconut to a fine paste and extract thick milk from it.

Grind other 3/4 cup of coconut to a fine paste and mix it with the masala made.

Now take mutton in a pressure cooker, add in the masala, coconut milk, salt and turmeric. Mix well.

Cover and pressure cook for 10 whistle, simmer for 15 mins. Turn of the heat and let the steam escape all by itself.

Now heat oil in a pan, add in whole spices and let them splatter. Add in onions and cook till golden. Pour this into the curry and simmer till oil separates.

Now add in coriander leaves and lemon juice and mix well.


Take all your ingredients..Before we start cooking,
 lets prepare few steps..

These are the ingredients for masala

First take poppy seeds in a blender

add in dry red chillies

add in the other ingredients

make it into a smooth puree

take them in a bowl, i washed the blender jar with some 
water and poured that in as well

Now take 1/2 of the coconut in a blender

Make it into a smooth puree by adding some water

Pour them into a strainer

pass through the sieve and extract as much milk as possible
this is thick coconut milk, set aside
now take the remaining coconut in the same blender

make it into a smooth puree

add it to the masala

mix well

Take mutton with bones in a pressure cooker

add the masala in

pour in coconut milk

add in salt

add in turmeric powder

mix well..now pressure cook this till done

Now the mutton is all cooked

Now lets make the seasoning, heat coconut oil. 
add in the whole spices

let them crackle

add in onions

saute them

cook them till light golden

now it is all golden

pour that into the curry

mix well

Simmer till oil floats on top

now take it off the heat and add in lemon juice

and lots of chopped coriander leaves

mix well



  1. Hi Arthi!!!
    Looks awesome!!!shall we try this recipe with chicken and mixed veggies.

  2. Thank you so much for the wonderful recipes..Can I make the same recipe with chicken aarthi..

  3. Lovely and delicious looking mutton preparation.

  4. No need to add tomato in this recipe?

  5. Can I use black poppy seeds instead of white?

  6. ur recipes are so awesome.. i tried most of them. everything came out well

  7. Really Yummy recipies. I love the way you use raw ingredients to make the spices. Tastes like my grandmother's cooking. Indian food is not just CURRY made from Patak mixes.


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