Mutton Masala


Mutton -1 kg
Onions -2 sliced
Ginger -2″ piece chopped
Garlic -5 chopped
Green chillies -4 slit
Dry red chillies -3 broken, seedless
Curry leaves -2 sprigs
Mutton masala -2 tsp
Coriander powder -2 tsp
Chilli powder -1 tsp
Turmeric powder -1 tsp
Gram masala -1 tsp
Curd -1 cup
Salt -to taste
Oil -2 tbsp
Coriander leaves -2 tbsp chopped


Clean the mutton pieces and marinate it with turmeric powder, curd and salt. Keep it aside for half an hour. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies, red chillies and curry leaves. Fry till the onions turn golden brown. Add the masala powders and fry for a minute. Now add the marinated mutton and fry for 5 minutes. Add water only if necessary. Close the lid and cook for 15 minutes or till done. Open the lid once the pressure is gone. Mix well and keep it on a medium flame for 5 miutes more. Adjust the salt. Add the coriander leaves just before putting off the fire. Serve hot with rice or rotis.

  1. hey thanx 4 the gr8 recipe was lookin for one like this. will try it soon.

  2. hey love your mutton masala, little different to the one i make so i should give it a try, don’t u think!

  3. Haven’t had mutton for a while now…your’s looks so tempting.

  4. Hi Lissie,
    Thanks for coming over to my blog and leaving a nice comment. I like your chilli chicken and your veg pizza also came to my rescue today. We both share the same blog template. Just goes to show what good taste we have.

  5. Love it Lissie!! Wish I could get Mutton here. Looks delicious, enjoy!:))

  6. Lissie i love mutton. But i can never get them here . Only thing i can do is just drool on your page

  7. Lissie, loved that mutton masala recipe, I am posting one on mutton curry soon…. you plate looks yummy n loved the combination of spices, never added curd while cooking with mutton

  8. Can;t go wrong with Mutton curries

  9. I did a mutton curry too for dinner yesterday. The only difference is I added coconut finally. Your curry looks so good. Delicious!!!

  10. dear lissie,
    I am a regular reader here …..u know I read the whole foodblog desam with much curiosity but coming to u r blog, its such a completely different feeling , I read it with so much nostalgia …. that pepper beef , mathycurry , pachoru , oh my god I miss my mom n grandma …….. Thanks lissie for all these wonderful recipies

  11. lissie,
    Adipoli mutton curry.looks mouthwatering.

  12. welcome swaroopa and sunita!

    padmaja, you should surely try this one. you are going to love it!

    anupama, thanks for visiting! ofcourse we share the same taste!!

    asha, sorry to hear that you don’t get mutton there. do you stay far away from the city?

  13. happy, you don’t get mutton in Belgium? what do they eat? only chicken, pork and beef?

    waiting for your mutton curry, padma! mutton tastes better when curd is added. i mean, a better option than tomatoes.

    kribha, post your mutton curry with coconut. let me try it.

  14. welcome to my blog, ria! i don’t know how to thank you for those lovely words!! now i am satisfied as a food blogger that someone like you is thinking about your mother and grand mother when you read my blog!!! i will definitely post some good recipes for you… :))

    thank you rina and prajusha! you always inspire me!!

  15. looks so yummy, I could just eat it now.

  16. Nalla curry Lissie,
    My curry is similar to this but we add tomato instead of curd..Love your Christian specialties..

  17. oh wow, another mutton recipe… I LOVE mutton, and always looking for new recipes… bookmarking this… it looks delicious!

  18. Mutton masala is one of my all-time favourites.