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Nadan Mutton Curry | Kerala Style Mutton Curry | Step by Step Recipe

Nadan Mutton Curry

Kerala style,spicy Mutton curry
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 3 to 4
Ingredients:

  1. Mutton,cut into medium pieces-500 gms
  2. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  3. Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tsp
  4. Green chilies,sliced – 1 ( or according to taste)
  5. Shallots,sliced – 1/2 cup
  6. Curry leaves – 1 or 2 sprigs
  7. Water – as required
  8. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  9. Curry leaves – 1 or 2 sprigs
  10. Green chilies,sliced – 1 or 2( or according to taste)
  11. Ginger,julienned – 1″ piece
  12. Garlic,sliced – 3 large cloves
  13. Onion ,thinly sliced – 1 cup( 1 large)
  14. Coconut,sliced – 2 to 3 tbsp
  15. Kashmiri chili powder – 1/4 to 1/2 tsp (optional)
  16. Tomato,chopped – 1/4 cup( one small)
  17. Coconut oil – 1 tsp
  18. Salt – to taste
  19. Oil – as required

To roast and grind:

  1. Dry red chilies- 4 ( see notes)
  2. Coriander seeds -1 and 1/2 tsp
  3. Cinnamon – 1/2″ piece
  4. Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  5. Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp
  6. Cloves- 2
  7. Black peppercorns – 1/2 to 3/4 tsp

Instructions:

  • Heat a heavy bottomed pan and dry roast all the ingredients listed under ” To roast and grind”,stirring continuously for 2 to 3 minutes.Allow this to cool completely and grind to form a fine powder.

  • In a pressure cooker add the prepared masala powder,mutton,turmeric powder,ginger-garlic paste,one green chili,shallots , curry leaves ,salt to taste and sufficient amount of water( about 3/4 to 1 cup).Cook until mutton is done.( For best result, cook covered in a heavy bottomed pan for about 45 to 60 minutes.).Set aside.

  • Heat oil in a claypot/manchatti.Add mustard seeds and let it splutter.Add curry leaves,green chilies,ginger and garlic.Saute for few seconds.

  • Next add onion and sliced coconut . Cook until onion turns soft ,stirring frequently .(Onions should turn really soft and  it will take about 15 to 18 minutes over medium low flame.)

  • Next add chopped tomato and mix well.

  • Cook until tomato turns mushy.Add kashmiri chili powder,if using and saute for about 1 minute.

  • Add the cooked mutton along with the stock into the onion mixture.Add more salt if required.Mix well  until combined.

  • Cover and cook over medium flame for about 10 to 12 minutes or until gravy turns thick.Finally add 1 tsp coconut oil and few curry leaves , switch off the stove.Serve with rice or Ari pathiri or kerala parotta.

  • NOTES

    • Adjust the amount of green chilies and black pepper according to your taste.
    • Use dry Kashmiri red chilies for a rich red color.It is milder in taste compared to regular red chilies.

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    14 Comments

  • Reply
    Unknown
    June 24, 2015 at 4:33 am

    such a yummy curry there.mouthwatering

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    Unknown
    January 16, 2016 at 3:42 pm

    btw, when do you add coconut…. no mention of that at all

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      Kurryleaves
      March 8, 2016 at 8:16 am

      Kindly check the fourth step.

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    santy
    April 25, 2016 at 12:06 pm

    Hi i tried ur receipe yesterday and everyone at home liked it. Thanks 4 sharing

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    Unknown
    July 10, 2016 at 1:13 am

    I tried this yesterday and it was fingerlicking good. Thank you so much for this recipe

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      Kurryleaves
      November 18, 2016 at 10:17 am

      Thank You Paru

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    Anonymous
    July 31, 2016 at 8:41 pm

    Awesome curry! Just made it! Turned out amazing!

    • Reply
      Kurryleaves
      November 18, 2016 at 10:18 am

      Thank You Hanna.

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    Shaila Chandran
    September 29, 2016 at 12:10 am

    Made this curry for dinner yesterday and it tasted really good. Thank you

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      Kurryleaves
      November 18, 2016 at 10:18 am

      Thank You Shaila.

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    Unknown
    November 19, 2016 at 6:14 pm

    Tried it today.
    It came out so good
    Thank you for giving a mouth licking recepie

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    Unknown
    November 19, 2016 at 6:16 pm

    Tried it today
    It came out so good.
    Thank you for giving a mouth licking recepie.

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    Unknown
    April 10, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    This is the first time i'm making mutton curry in my life… only bcoz your recepie got lots of postive reviews i decided to try it…and what to say…it was really tasty.. everybody liked it…Thanks lot for sharing this recepie and also i thank others who tried and posted a positive review about this…

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    Unknown
    November 16, 2017 at 6:02 am

    I tried the recipe yesterday. It turned out very well. Finger Licking good. I didnt get that beautiful red colour though.. It was more like a pepper mutton colour.Maybe bcoz I used long Red chillies.

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