Cooking Mutton Curry

Curries are made from different ingredients – the most common chicken, eggs, mutton, fish, prawns and also vegetables. Generally curry in South India means a dish which contains thick gravy. This can be had with rice, parantha or chapatis as per your liking. They are made using a combination of yogurt and also sometimes coconut milk. They are served either wet or dry depending upon the taste of the person.


  • 500 gms mutton, cubed
  • 5 onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. – garlic – ginger paste mixed in 1 cup of water
  • 1.5 tsp. – chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. – green chilli paste
  • ½ cup – tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp. – coriander powder
  • ½ tsp. – turmeric powder
  • 2 cups – yogurt
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 8 cloves
  • 1 tsp. – cumin seeds
  • 1 cup – coriander leaves , chopped
  • ½ cup oil
  • Salt to taste


  • First flatten the meat cubes
  • Mix the flattened cubes in yogurt by adding salt, turmeric, chilli powder and coriander powder.
  • Half of the onions have be arranged in the bottom of the pressure cooker
  • Then arrange the meat pieces and also add the yogurt mixture on top of it.
  • Next add the layer of ginger garlic paste and also add rest of the onions. Along with this add the whole spices.
  • Add 2 cups of hot water and pressure cooker it until it is cooked well
  • Remove from the pressure cooker and cook till gravy is thick and then add tomato puree along with the oil and sauté till oil separates
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.