Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Hot mutton curry

Mutton 800 grams
Salt to taste
Red chilli paste 3 tablespoons
Garlic paste 1 tablespoon
Yogurt 1 cup
Pure ghee 1/2 cup
Bay leaves 2
Green cardamoms 5-6
Black cardamoms 2-3
Whole dry red chillies, broken 3-4
Cinnamon 2 one-inch sticks
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Garlic, sliced 5-6 cloves
Onions, sliced 3 medium
Coriander powder 2 tbsps
Red chillies, crushed 5-6
Whole dry red chillies, for garnish 4

Take mutton pieces in a bowl, add salt, red chilli paste, garlic paste, yogurt and mix. Let it marinate for half an hour to two hours.Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add bay leaves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, broken red chillies, cinnamon, cumin seeds, garlic and sauté for two to three minutes. Add onions and sauté for another two to three minutes. Add marinated mutton and sauté for ten minutes. Add coriander powder, crushed red chillies and mix. Add two cups of water and mix. Put the lid of the pressure cooker on and pressure cook the mutton till done. Serve hot garnished with whole red chillies.