Chilli Mutton Chops


For the marinade:

350 gm mutton chops
2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil , for frying

For the masala:

2 onions, thinly sliced
2 tsp ginger-garlic, crushed
2 green chillies, chopped
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp black pepper powder, freshly ground
1 capsicum, chopped
1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil


  1. Clean and marinate the mutton chops with chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and keep it  in the refrigerator covered for about 2 hours. 
  2. Pressure cook the marinated mutton chops with 1/2 cup of water.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the cooked mutton chops for about 5-6 minutes turning the sides occasionally (reserve the gravy, in which mutton is cooked). 
  4. To prepare the masala, heat 2 tbsp oil in another pan and add crushed ginger-garlic and saute for few seconds.
  5. Add thinly sliced onion, green chillies and salt and saute till soft.
  6. Add chilli powder and freshly ground black pepper and saute till oil appears on top.
  7. Add chopped capsicum and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Then add the cooked mutton chops with the remaining oil in the pan, and the reserved gravy to this and cook covered for about 5 minutes or till thick over low flame.
  9. Add chopped coriander leaves to this and remove from flame. Serve hot….
Recipe adapted from here..

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