Mutton Chukka Gravy
Recipe Cuisine: South Indian | Recipe Category: Non Veg Gravy
Prep Time: 10 mins | Cooking Time: 30 mins | Serves: 4
Mutton - 1/2 kg
Small Onion - 1 cup, chopped
Tomato - 3, puréed
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tblspn
Red chilli - 2
Green chilli - 2
Pepper powder - 3 tsp
Chilli paste - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1/4 cup
Ghee - 2 tblspn
Chukka Masala Paste:
Coriander powder - 4 tsp
Cumin - 2 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Cinnamon - 1
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Cinnamon - 2 sticks
Cloves - 6
Star anise - 1
Bay leaf - 1
Curry leaves - 2 sprigs
Grind all the ingredients listed under "chukka masala paste". Bring water to boil and cook the tomatoes till its skin separates. Remove the skin and purée them.
Heat a pan, add 1/4 cup of oil. When the oil becomes hot, add cinnamon, cloves, star anise, bay leaf, cumin, red chilli. Sauté for few seconds or till the cumin seeds crackle.
Add curry leaves and chopped small onion. When the onion becomes brown, add ginger garlic paste.
Add in tomato purée and stir fry for a minute.
Now, add in chilli paste, turmeric, ground mutton masala paste, salt. Mix well.
Then, add the mutton pieces and little water. Cook till it becomes tender.
Once the mutton gets cooked, pour little ghee and add the pepper powder. Mix well and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Put off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with rice.
- Make chilli paste by soaking 15 red chilli in boiling water for 10 minutes and grind them into a smooth paste.
|Keep all your ingredients ready|
|First prepare the chukka masala paste by grinding coriander powder, cumin powder, cinnamon and fennel seeds. You can use whole coriander seed also|
|Chukka masala paste is ready|
|In a pressure cooker, heat 1/4 cup of oil. When oil becomes hot, add cinnamon, cloves, cumin seeds, broken red chilli, star anise and bay leaf|
|When cumin starts to crackle, add slitted green chilli and curry leaves|
|Add 1 cup of chopped small onion and saute till it becomes translucent|
|Once onion becomes nice and soft, add in ginger garlic paste. Saute for 30 seconds|
|Add in tomato puree and stir fry for a minute|
|Then, add in 2 tsp of chilli paste|
|and chukka masala paste.|
|Now, add the mutton pieces and stir well till it is coated well with the masala|
|Add little water|
|and some fresh curry leaves. Pressure cook till the mutton becomes tender|
|Once pressure subsides, transfer it to another vessel|
|Add pepper powder to taste|
|Drizzle with 2 tablespoon of ghee|
|Mix well and cook for 5 minutes. Put off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves|