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Chigoor ka Salan

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Breast of Mutton – 500 gms, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
Oil – 1/4 cup + 1 tblsp
Onions – 5, finely sliced
Green Chillies – 8, slit lengthwise
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Ginger Paste – 1 tsp
Garlic Paste – 1 1/2 tsp
Cumin Powder – 2 tsp, dry roasted
Water as required
Tamarind Tree (Chigoor) Leaves and Flowers – 2 cups
Curry Leaves – 6
Salt as per taste
Red Chilli Powder

For Seasoning:
Dry Red Chillies – 3
Garlic – 6 cloves, peeled
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp

1. Clean the mutton well.
2. Heat oil and fry the onions till golden.
3. Add green chillies, turmeric, ginger and garlic.
4. Fry together.
5. Add the mutton pieces and fry.
6. Add 3 cups of water and cook on a moderate heat till the mutton pieces and bones have softened.
7. When the bones have softened and there is about 1 cup of water left, add the cumin powder and tamarind leaves and flowers.
8. Cook together for about 10 to 12 minutes stirring occasionally till the leaves soften.
9. Add curry leaves, pour in 1 to 2 cups of water and simmer.
10. Add salt to taste.
11. Add red chilli powder if required.
12. Heat oil in a frying pan.
13. Add the whole red chillies, garlic cloves and mustard seeds.
14. Fry till dark brown and pour over the chigoor and mutton.
15. Cover immediately.
16. Serve with plain rice.

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