Mutton and Lamb

Meat Oolarthiyathu

Ingredients:
Mutton – 1kg
Chilli Powder – 3/4 tblsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tblsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Peppercorns – 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Aniseed – 1 tsp
Cinnamon – 2 inch piece
Cloves – 3
Cardamom Pods – 2
Butter Onions – 1/2 cup, sliced
Garlic – 8 cloves
Ginger – 2 tsp, sliced long
Curry Leaves – few
Coconut – 1/2 cup, sliced thin and small, smeared with salt and turmeric and fried
Vinegar – 1 tblsp
Salt to taste
Hot Water – 1 cup

For Seasoning:
Refined Vegetable Oil – 1/4 cup
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Onion – 2 tblsp, finely chopped

Method:
1. Wash and clean the meat.
2. Cut into medium size pieces.
3. Grind chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, peppercorns, cumin seeds, aniseeds, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom to a paste.
4. Cook the meat, adding the ground paste and rest of the ingredients.
5. After the meat is tender and coated with a little gravy, remove from fire.
6. Heat oil, splutter mustard seeds, and fry the onion.
7. Stir in the meat and fry well until dry.