Thursday, November 20, 2008

Mutton curry / Attukkari kuzhambu / Attu kulambu (Pudukkottai special)

Ingredients:

  • Mutton (small pieces with bone) -500 gm
  • Onion (finely chopped) - 1
  • Tomato (chopped) -1
  • Ginger garlic paste -2 tbsp
  • Cardamom -2
  • Cinnamon- a small piece
  • Cloves -4
  • Bay leaves -2
  • Turmeric powder -1 tsp
  • Coriander powder -2 tbsp
  • Chili powder -1 tbsp
  • Oil for frying
  • Coconut paste - 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice – 2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

  • Fry all spices in oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Under low flame, add onion and stir.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and sauté.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili powder and salt.
  • Fry further thoroughly.
  • Add washed mutton pieces and stir.
  • Add tomatoes and sauté for some time.
  • Add coconut paste and pour a cup of water.
  • Pressure cook for about 8 whistles.
  • Add lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Tastes best with biriyani, rice, idli, dosai, paratha, or chapathi.

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