Tirunelveli Mutton Kuzhambu Recipe

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One of the most popular and delicious mutton kuzhambu from Tirunelveli district. Best served with rice.

Mutton Kuzhambu

Mutton – 250 gms, skinless
Onion – 1, small, chopped
Potatoes – 2, boiled, peeled
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander Leaves – few, chopped
Salt as per taste

For the Masala:
Coconut – 1/4, grated
Khus-Khus (Gasa Gasa) – 1/2 tblsp
Saunf – 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp

For Tempering:
Cinnamon – 1 small piece
Cloves – 2
Cardamom – 1
Curry Leaves – few

1. Clean and wash the mutton pieces.
2. Add ginger garlic paste and turmeric powder.
3. Rub well and pressure cook until tender with just enough water.
4. Grind all the masala ingredients with little water and keep aside.
5. Heat little oil in a pan over medium flame.
6. Fry all the tempering ingredients for 30 seconds.
7. Add the onions and saute until golden.
8. Add the potatoes, red chilli powder, coriander powder and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
9. Add the cooked mutton pieces and ground masala.
10. Pour enough water and bring to a boil.
11. Garnish with coriander leaves.
12. Serve with hot rice or as a side dish to idli or dosa.

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