Malabar Mutton Kuruma/ Korma


1/2 kg mutton, cut into pieces
4 onion, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 tsp ginger, crushed
1 tsp garlic, crushed
6-8 green chillies, chopped
4 cloves
1 ” piece cinnamon
2 cardamoms
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp chilli powder
1/2 cup grated coconut
10 cashew nuts, soaked in little water
few coriander leaves, chopped
1 tbsp ghee
4 shallots, chopped


  1. Heat 1- 1 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan and add crushed ginger, garlic, chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, coriander powder, chilli powder and salt and saute well.
  2. Then grind this mix and marinate it with cleaned mutton pieces. Transfer it to a pressure cooker and cook till done.
  3. Grind grated coconut and cashew nuts together adding little water. 
  4. Add this ground coconut mixture to the cooked mutton, mix well and cook for few minutes in medium flame. Adjust water and check salt.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in another pan and fry the chopped shallots till golden brown. Pour this over the curry and mix well.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot…



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