Kakkaroty Recipe

Rice balls(orotty) mixed with mutton gravy and served. This traditional favorite is cooked on festival occasions.

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Kakkaroty Recipe

Rice balls(orotty) mixed with mutton gravy and served. This traditional favorite is cooked on festival occasions.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Mutton

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 05 Mar 2010

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40 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Chop the mutton into small even sized pieces. Wash and drain. Keep this aside.

Step 2

Soak rice in hot water for two hours and drain nicely.

Step 3

Grind drained rice, cummin seed, aniseed, shallots and salt to a stiff and smooth dough by adding little water.

Step 4

Take the dough and form small balls with your hand. Press the top portion with your thumb to shape like a mussel shell.

Step 5

Steam these balls for 15 minutes and keep aside.

Step 6

Meanwhile, pressure cook the mutton pieces with chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and sufficient water till the meat is cooked. Keep this aside.

Step 7

For coconut paste grind together grated coconut, cummin seed, aniseed, cinnamon stick and cloves. Keep aside.

Step 8

Take a frying pan and pour oil. Heat the oil and add sliced onion, ginger, green chillies, garlic and curry leaves. Saute well.

Step 9

When a frying smell comes, add the cooked mutton and gravy.

Step 10

Add the ground coconut paste and salt. Cook in low heat until the gravy has acquired a thick consistency.

Step 11

Add chopped coriander leaves and steamed orotty into the gravy and mix well. Remove from fire.

Step 12

Keep covered for a few minutes and serve kakkaroty hot.

Step 13

Tips:-
1)Salads can be used as accompaniments for kakkaroty.

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