Mutton Mulaku Curry / Mutton Mulakittathu


1/2 kg mutton, cut into pieces
1 medium onion, sliced
2 medium tomato, chopped
2 green chillies, slit
1 tbsp garlic, chopped
1/2 tbsp ginger, chopped
1 1/2 tbsp + 1/4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
1 sprig curry leaves
2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
salt to taste
2-3 tbsp oil


  1. Clean and marinate the mutton pieces with 1/4 tsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp garam masala and salt and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add chopped ginger and garlic and saute for a minute.
  3. Add sliced onion and little salt and saute well till transparent.
  4. Add curry leaves, green chillies and tomatoes and saute well till tomatoes turns soft on medium flame.
  5. Add coriander powder to this and saute for a minute. Add 1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder and  1/4 tsp turmeric powder and mix well.
  6. Then add the marinated mutton and 1/4 cup of water, mix well and cook covered on medium flame till done ( for about 6-7 whistles).
  7. Once the pressure releases, open the cooker and add curry leaves and coriander leaves and boil well for 3-4 minutes.
  8. Add a pinch of garam masala and mix well. Check for salt and switch off the flame.Serve hot with ghee rice,pathiri, kadumbu, chapati etc..

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