Mutton and Lamb

Madrasi Meat Curry

Ingredients:
1 grated coconut
10-12 dried red chillies
1 ” piece ginger
3 tsp peeled garlic cloves
2 tsp coriander powder
1 peppercorns
2 small bay leaves
4 cinnamon sticks
3 cloves
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp poppy seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
4-6 tbsp oil
3 ground onions
1 kg meat – cut into 2″pieces
3 large ripe tomatoes
1 tbsp thick tomato puree

Method:
Extract the milk from 1 the coconut.
Grind remaining coconut with chillies, ginger, garlic and all the spices.
Heat oil and fry onions until colored.
Add spiced paste and fry until oil separates.
Add meat. Stir and fry for 10 minutes.
Add tomatoes and puree.
Cook for 5 minutes.
Season. Pour in 1 litre water.
Simmer until meat is tender.
Pour in coconut milk.
Heat through and serve.