Mutton curry

mutton curry in thick gravy

Recipe by olivemurmu of Rajahmundry, IN

fried mutton in thick gravy.

Ingredients non vegetarian 2 servings

  • 1/2 kg mutton.
  • 3 large onions(chopped).
  • 3-4 bay leaves(tejpatta).
  • 1/2 tbsp jeera(cumin seeds).
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric(haldi).
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder(dhania).
  • 1 large tomato(chopped).
  • 2 tbsp ginger paste.
  • 2 tbsp garlic paste.
  • 1 tbsp garam masala(for sprinkling).
  • salt to taste.
  • 3 large tbsp oil.
  • coriander leaves to garnish.


  1. Heat oil in a kadhai,add jeera and tejpatta.
  2. when the seeds crackle, add the chopped onions.
  3. fry till golden brown.
  4. add washed mutton with turmeric and fry for nearly 1/2 hour.(keep tossing every 5-10 mins for even frying).
  5. mix all the masalas,ginger-garlic paste and tomato and blend it in a blender.
  6. after the mutton is fried and has turned darkish brown,add the paste and a little water.
  7. toss it over and over to mix the ingredients evenly.add salt.
  8. cook for another 1 hour,tossing every 10 mins and adding water to form a thick gravy.
  9. add garam masala and immediately remove from heat.
  10. garnish with coriander.serve hot with pulav or parathas.