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Mutton Masala Kuzhambu Recipe | Mutton Masala Gravy
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Mutton Masala Kuzhambu Recipe | Mutton Masala Gravy

Mutton kuzhambu made with a yummy masala blend makes it really delicious. It makes a perfect side dish with roti,Idli or Dosa. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Gravy
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Mutton – ½ kg
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt as needed
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 inch piece
  • Bay Leaves – 1
  • Fennel seeds – ½ tsp
  • Curry Leaves a spring
  • Onion – 1
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
  • To Grind:
  • Poppy Seeds – 3 tbsp
  • Fennel Seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander Seeds – 2 tbsp
  • Coconut – ¼ cup
  • Dry Red Chili – 10 to 12
  • Cashew nuts - 10
  • Garlic pods - 10
  • Ginger – 2 inch piece


  • In a blender add in all the ingredients mentioned under the “To Grind” section to a fine paste by adding little water.
  • In a pressure cooker add in the cleaned mutton pieces along with this add in ½ cup water and then add in the ground mutton masala mix well.
  • To this add in Salt and turmeric powder and then pressure cook for 6-8 whistles in a medium flame until the mutton is cooked well. Wait till the pressure subsides on its own and then open the cooker.
  • In a pan add in the oil to this add fennel seeds, Cinnamon stick, Bay leaves and curry leaves saute and then add in sliced onions and cook till they turn slightly golden.
  • Now add this to the cooked mutton and mix well .Bring the kuzhambu to a boil and check for salt and spice and then finally garnish with coriander leaves and switch off the flame


  •  Use coconut oil for tempering to give a yummy aroma,
  •  Goes well with roti, Idli ,Dosa and Rice.
Keyword Kuzhambu, Mutton
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