Mutton Kadai


3/4 kg mutton pieces
2 big onions, sliced
10 whole garlic cloves
1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 big tomato, cut into half
2 tbsp thick yogurt, whisked
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
2 tbsp ginger, thinly sliced
3-4 green chillies, sliced
3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
slice of lemon


  1. In a pressure cooker, add cleaned mutton pieces, sliced onions, garlic cloves, kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt and mix well.
  2. Add 1/4 cup of water into this and mix well.
  3. Then keep 1 big tomato cut into half on top and cook covered for 1 whistle at high flame and 5-6 whistles or till well cooked at low flame.
  4. When the pressure releases, open the cooker and remove the peel of the cooked tomato.
  5. Then transfer this cooked mutton along with its gravy to a thick bottomed pan and and cook at medium-high flame, stirring in between.
  6. When 3/4th of the water dries up, add whisked yogurt and mix well immediately.
  7. Adjust the salt and boil well and when it starts to thickens, add butter, pepper powder and garam masala and mix well.
  8. Then cook at medium flame till the gravy thickens and the oil separates.
  9. Add thinly sliced ginger, green chillies and chopped coriander leaves and mix gently.
  10. Switch off the flame and allow to cool little.. Serve with a slice of lemon and squeeze it while serving…

Recipe Source: Sabaa’s Cooking World (YouTube)


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