Kakkaroty Recipe

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

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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