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Mutton cooked in a gravy of onion, ginger, garlic and flavoured with spices.
Published On: 20 Apr 2014
English: Coconut oil
tamil: Thengaai ennai
telugu: Kobbari nune
kannada: Thengina Yenna
hindi: Nariyala tela
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
English: Curry Leaves
tamil: Kariveppilai / Karivempu
telugu: Karivepaku / Karepaku
kannada: Karibevu / Baisoppu / Karibevina Soppu
hindi: Kadi Patta / Kathnim / Mitha Neem / Curry Patta / Gandhela / Bareanga
Bengali: Curry Patta / Barsanga / Kariphulli
Gujarati: Mitho Limdo / Meetho Limbado / Goranimb / Kadhilimbdo
Konkani: Karbapathi / Beva Palo
Marathi: Kadhi Patta / Karhinimb / Poospala / Gandla / Jhirang / Pandheri Kunthi
Oriya: Bhrusanga Patra / Barsan / Basango / Bhuraunga
Punjabi: Kadipatti / Curry Patta
telugu: Tametokai / Ramamulaga (Pandu/Kaya)
kannada: Tomaato Hannu
Oriya: Bilati Baigana
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
English: Coriander Powder
kannada: Kottambari Beeja / Haveeja
hindi: Dhania / Dhana
Bengali: Dhonay / Dhaniya
Gujarati: Dhana / Dhaniya / Kothmiri / Libdhaba
Konkani: Kottambari / Konpir
Marathi: Dhane / Kothimir
Kashmiri: Deaniwal / Kothambalari
English: Garam Masala
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Clean, wash and drain the mutton pieces and keep aside..
Fry turmeric powder, kashmiri chilly powder and coriander powder together in a pan without oil to remove the raw smell and taste of these powders.
Marinate the mutton pieces with the fried masala powders, 1 tsp garam masala and salt. Keep aside.
Heat coconut oil in a kadai and saute sliced shallots, chopped ginger & garlic and curry leaves till shallots becomes soft.(Instead of shallots, you can use 4 big onions).
Add chopped tomato and saute till it is mashed well in the masala.
To this, add the marinated mutton pieces along with remaining 1 tsp garam masala and required quantity of hot water.
Cover and cook it in a medium flame till the meat is cooked well and the curry reaches a medium thick gravy consistency. Refer tips.
Make sure there is enough water while cooking the dish.
Serve hot with steamed rice / kappa / chappathi / appam / idiyappam.
If you are cooking it in a pressure cooker, don't add water. Keep the marinated mutton along with the shallot masala in the cooker, close it and keep it in a low flame and cook for 1 whistle. If you are cooking it in a pan/kadai, add required quantity of water and cook it on a medium flame for about 45 minutes to 1 hour or till the meat is cooked well. Make sure there is enough water till it is done.
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