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Spicy Mutton Curry

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Unleash the bold flavours of our Spicy Mutton Curry – tender mutton pieces marinated to perfection and cooked in aromatic spices—a culinary adventure for those seeking a symphony of heat and taste.

Spicy Mutton Curry is a dish that beckons those craving a spicy escapade. Imagine tender mutton, perfectly seasoned and cooked to absorb the bold flavours of Indian spices, creating a symphony that tingles your taste buds with every bite.

About the recipe

Embark on a culinary adventure with our Spicy Mutton Curry. The marinated mutton, pressure-cooked to perfection, is then infused with a fragrant blend of spices, promising a dish that’s not just a meal but an experience.

Why you will love this recipe

Elevate your dining experience with the bold and refreshing Spicy Mutton Curry. The meticulous marination and slow cooking process ensure every morsel is an explosion of flavour, making this recipe a must-try for spice enthusiasts and lovers of rich, aromatic dishes.

Spicy Mutton Curry

Spicy Mutton Curry

Cooking Tips

Achieve the perfect tenderness by allowing the mutton to marinate for at least 30 minutes. Adjust the spice levels by controlling the quantity of mutton masala powder. For added richness, consider using ghee instead of oil for the final tempering.

Cultural Context

Hailing from the vibrant tapestry of Indian cuisine, Spicy Mutton Curry mirrors the rich culinary heritage of the subcontinent. Traditionally served during festivities and special occasions, it is a testament to the robust flavours celebrated in Indian households.

Serving and Storing Suggestions

Serve this Spicy Mutton Curry piping hot with steamed basmati rice or warm naan. The leftovers can be refrigerated for up to two days, allowing the flavours to meld and intensify for a delicious encore.

Other Similar Recipes

If you savour the boldness of this dish, explore our Chicken Vindaloo or Lamb Rogan Josh recipes for a diverse journey through spicy Indian cuisine.

Nutrient Benefits

Mutton is a good source of high-quality protein, iron, and essential B vitamins, making this Spicy Mutton Curry a treat for your taste buds and a nutrient-rich indulgence.

Spicy Mutton Curry
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Spicy Mutton Curry

Unleash the bold flavours of our Spicy Mutton Curry – tender mutton pieces marinated to perfection and cooked in aromatic spices—a culinary adventure for those seeking a symphony of heat and taste.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian


  • 500 gms Mutton (boneless, cleaned, washed)
  • 3/4 to 1 cup Onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 to 3 tbsp Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 3 tsp Mutton Masala Powder (readymade)
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • Bay Leaf (few)
  • 2 Cloves
  • Saunf (little)
  • 1 to 2 Cardamoms
  • 2 Cinnamons
  • 10 to 12 Cashewnuts (10 to 12)
  • Curry Leaves (few)
  • Coriander Leaves (little)
  • Oil as required
  • Salt as per taste


  • Marinate mutton with salt, turmeric powder, mutton masala, ginger garlic paste, and water.
  • Pressure cook until four whistles, then cool and chop into bite-sized pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan; add bay leaves, cloves, sunfish, cardamoms, and cinnamons.
  • Fry for 30 seconds; add cashew nuts after another 30 seconds, followed by onions, garlic, and curry leaves. Sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add mutton pieces, mix well, sprinkle water, and cook over low flame for 6-8 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is Spicy Mutton Curry very hot?

It does have a kick! Adjust the spice levels by moderating the mutton masala powder or adding more for an extra fiery experience. The blend of spices ensures a flavorful journey without overwhelming heat.

Can I substitute the mutton with another meat?

Certainly! While the recipe shines with mutton, you can experiment with lamb or beef for a different twist. Each meat brings its unique flavour, enhancing the diversity of this aromatic curry.

How can I make it less spicy for my kids?

To make it milder, reduce the quantity of mutton masala powder and omit green chillies if present. The slow cooking melts the flavours, offering a balanced taste suitable for young palates.

What’s the best side dish for Spicy Mutton Curry?

Pair it with fragrant basmati rice or soft naan bread to soak up the rich curry. If you enjoy this, explore our Chicken Curry or Vegetable Biryani recipes for a delightful mix of flavours.

Can I freeze leftovers?

Absolutely! Freeze the curry in airtight containers for up to a month. Reheat in a pan or microwave, ensuring the mutton maintains its tenderness and the flavours remain intact.

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