Light Mutton Curry


  • 750 gm mutton
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut in half
  • 2 medium onions
  • 15 garlic cloves
  • 1” piece of ginger
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 slit green chillies
  • Salt to taste

Method –

  1. Grind the onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies with 2 tbsp water to a smooth paste.
  2. Smear the potatoes with a bit of salt and turmeric powder
  3. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker
  4. Fry the potatoes till golden brown and set aside
  5. In the same oil, add bay leaves, sugar and cumin seeds
  6. Add the ground paste
  7. Sauté till light brown in colour and oil separates
  8. Add the mutton pieces
  9. Mix well and cook for about 4-5 minutes on high flame
  10. Add turmeric, red chilli powder and salt
  11. Mix well
  12. Add 1/2 cup water to the blender jar and pour the water on the curry
  13. Keep the flame on high
  14. Cook till the oil separates
  15. Add 2 cups hot water and mix well
  16. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and give 2 whistles on high heat
  17. Put the flame on low and let it cook for 10 minutes
  18. Once the pressure releases, add the potatoes, adjust salt if necessary, garam masala and slit green chillies and mix well
  19. Close the cooker, give 1 more whistle and switch off the flame.

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