Mutton Curry


This mutton curry prepared with ground roasted spices and onion. Potatoes are also added in it, ultimately you will get a thick gravy. A great combination for rice and all kind of Indian breads. The spice level you can adjust as per your choice. You can also check out another recipe of Mutton curry here.


  • Mutton- 500 gram
  •  Onion- 2
  •  Shallots –  10
  •  Ginger- 1 ” piece
  •  Garlic- 10 cloves
  •  Green chili – 3
  •  Fennel seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
  •  Cumin seeds- 1 teaspoon
  •  Peppercorns- 1/2 tablespoon
  •  Coriander seeds- 2 tablespoon
  •  Tomato- 1
  •  Curry leaves- 2 sprigs
  •  Dried red chili- 1
  •  Turmeric powder- 1 teaspoon
  •  Cubed potato – 1

For Tempering

  •  Oil – 1 tablespoon
  •  Mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
  •  Dried red chili- 1
  •  Sliced shallots – 4
  •  Curry leaves- 1 sprig


  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns, curry leaves,  red chili and saute till you get a good aroma.
  2. Add the onion, shallots, ginger, garlic, green chili and turmeric powder and saute till the onion turn light brown in colour.
  3. Add the tomato and saute till it becomes soft and onion turns brown . Switch off the heat and let cool. Once cooled, grind to a smooth, fine paste. Add it to the mutton pieces along with salt. Cook till the mutton is done.
  4. In another pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds. when they start to splutter, add the small onion, curry leaves and red chili. Saute till the onions turn brown in colour.
  5. Add the cubed potatoes and saute for a minute. Pour this into the mutton and stir well. Cook till the potatoes are done. If you want gravy, you may add a little water.


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