Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Mutton Varutharacha Curry

Its aVarutharacha mutton curry preparation, where the masala ingredients are dry roasted and then ground to a smooth paste. More of a nadan (country) style cooking.Thus who like nadan fud will like it.

Ingredients

500 gm - Mutton / Aattirachi
4 to 5 - Green chili, slit in center
2 inch piece Ginger, chopped
Garlic choppedcloves
2 medium Tomato, chopped
4 medium onion,chopped
Coriander leafes some
1 sprig - Curry leaves
Salt to taste

To dry roast

1 cup - Grated coconut
1 tsp - Fennel seeds / Perumjeerakam
3 - shallot, chopped
Ginger, Garlic chopped 1 tsp
1 sprig - Curry leaves
3 tbsp - Coriander powder
1 tsp - Red chili powder
1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
3/4 pepper powder
1tsp mutton masala
4 tsp of coconut oil



Method

1 ) Pressure cook mutton along with green chili, ginger, Garlic , onion, tomato and curry leaves. Add some water to cook and add salt to taste.

2 ) Meanwhile, in a pan dry roast grated coconut along With the ingredients like Fennel seeds, shallot, Ginger, Garlic, Curry leaves. Roast till coconut turns to a light brown color.Now add other ingredients listed, and stir till the masala powders turn a deep colour.

3 ) Cool the roasted mixture and then add to a blender and grind to a smooth paste with water.

4) Add the ground paste to the cooked mutton. Add more water if necessary to get a thick gravy. Adjust salt to taste.

Serve hot with rice and papadam. Goes well with roti or porotta

3 comments:

Sarah Naveen said...

thazhe irikkunna puttu, ee mutton curryum onnu fedex cheyyu...kothi sahikkan pattunnilla...looks so delicious..

Gita said...

Curry sounds very interesting...looks tasty :)

Aparna said...

oh veendum manushyne kothipikan vendi..yummyyy hmmmmm..kollam di:)