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Mutton Stew Recipe - Mild Lamb Stew Recipe

Delicious mutton stew which goes well with aapam, dosa, chapati or idiappam. This is easy to make and taste amazing too.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 448 kcal


  • 500 grams Mutton
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 stick Cinnamon / Pattai
  • 4 piece Cardamom / Yelakai
  • 1 leaf Pandan leaf
  • 2 large Onion large sliced
  • 4 Green Chillies
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 large Tomato chopped finely
  • to taste Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi
  • 10 Cashews
  • 3 tbsp Melon Seeds
  • 1 cup Thick Coconut Milk
  • 3 tbsp Coriander Leaves chopped finely
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder


  • Cook mutton in a pressure cooker. Cook for 5 to 8 whistle.
  • Grind cashews, melon seeds to a smooth puree.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add in cinnamon, cardamom and bay leaf. Let it sizzle.
  • Add in onions, chilies and cook till light golden.
  • Add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  • Add in salt, turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Add in mutton and melon seed mix and cook till raw smell leaves. Simmer for 10 mins.
  • Add in coconut milk and mix well.
  • Add in garam masala powder,coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Serve.



  1. Cook mutton till tender and use that in curry.
  2. You can cook mutton in pressure cooker for 4 to 5 whistle.
  3. Add thick coconut milk in the end and don't cook longer, else the coconut milk may split.
  4. You can add carrots, beans and peas to the stew.


Mutton stew can be served with 


You can store this curry in fridge for upto 4 to 5 days. Reheat in microwave till hot and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Mutton Stew Recipe - Mild Lamb Stew Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 448 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Fat 38g58%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 225mg10%
Potassium 302mg9%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 19IU0%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword lamb stew, mutton stew
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