Mutton Chilli Masala


1/2 kg mutton, cut into small pieces
2 onions, finely chopped
10 shallots
4 green chillies
1 piece ginger
2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp kasuri methi
1/2 tsp fennel powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped
2 piece cinnamon
few curry leaves


  1. Clean the mutton pieces and marinate it with chilli powder, turmeric powder, fennel powder, pepper powder, kasuri methi and salt. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Add the marinated mutton pieces in a pressure cooker and cook till done.
  3. Then heat oil in a pan and fry the cooked mutton and keep it aside.
  4. Crush shallots, ginger and green chillies together.
  5. Heat little oil in a pan and fry the sliced onions till brown and keep it aside.
  6. Add cinnamon pieces and the crushed mixture to the pan and saute well.
  7. Then add sliced tomatoes and saute well.
  8. Add fried mutton, fried onion, coriander leaves, curry leaves, 1/4- 1/2 tsp pepper powder and mix well. Check salt..
  9. Cover and cook on low flame for 5 minutes till it turns brown and dry…Garnish with coriander leaves and serve…
Recipe Source: Mahilarathnam Magazine


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