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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Nilgiri Mutton Korma

This Mutton Curry is the speciality of Hill Station Nilgiris (Ooty).Red chilli powder is not used in the recipe but green chilli paste is.The easiest and tastiest Mutton korma that goes with Steamed rice as well as bread and Indian Breads.Can be done in 20 mins time and serves 4 nos. Enjoy Easy Cooking at home.Enjoy Ur Meal!. BonAppetit!.

Nilgiri Mutton Korma - mutton pieces cooked delicately in spices and coconut paste


    500gm mutton pieces
    1 tsp mustard seeds
    1 tsp fennel seeds
    1 finely chopped onion
    3 green chillies -slit lengthwise
    3 red chillies
    a sprig- curry leaves
    1 1/2 cups - water
    2 tsp refined oil
    2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    1 cup tomato pieces
    1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    1 tsp coriander powder
    2 tsp coriander leaves(chopped)
    2 tsp mint leaves (chopped)
    3 tbsp grated coconut (pasted with 5 cashews and 2 tsp soaked poppy seeds)
    1/2 tsp garam masala
    1 tsp lemon juice
    2 tsp salt


   1.Prepare the green paste of green chillies, coriander leaves - 1 tsp and mint leaves - 1 tsp.
   2.Prepare the coconut paste of coconut grated - 3 tbsp with 5 cashewnuts and 2 tsp poppy seeds .
   3.Heat oil in a pressure pan,splutter mustard seeds,fennel seeds,red chillies (3 no.s),curry leaves and saute for a min.
   4.Add ginger-garlic paste,chopped tomatoes,turmeric powder,Coriander powder,mutton pieces one by one and saute for 2-3 mins.
   5.Then add salt,1 tsp chopped coriander leaves,1 tsp chopped mint leaves and a cup of water and pressure cook upto 4 whistles.keep it aside.
   6.After 10 mins,re-heat the mutton and add the ground green paste of green chillies.
   7.After 3 mins add coconut paste and cook for 2 more mins.
   8.Add  1/2 tsp garam masala powder and sprinkle 1 tsp lemon juice and let it boil for a min and turn off the flame.
   9.Serve this Mutton Korma hot with steamed-rice,idli,dosa,chapati and parota and Onion-Cucumber Raita.

Sending this recipe post and the following recipe posts to 'EP-Coriander-Cumin' Event hosted by Julie of Erivum Puliyum.

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ஸாதிகா said...

Soon I will try this .super korma!!

மாய உலகம் said...

wow.. sun-day non-veg ha haa.. super sister... thanks for sharing with us

Uma said...

this curry is new to me.. sounds tasty..

cookingvarieties said...

wow, that sure is fast 2 mins here and 4 mins there and it’s done.. a delicious dish with rich ingredients but cooked in such a short time- fantastic,.
Bookmarked with thanks.,..
happy diwali to you and family dear.. keep busy cooking lots and lots for the fiesta

abraham said...

sounds very traditional kindda.. susan

Asiya Omar said...

your mutton recipes are really delicious..mouth watering...

Priya Suresh said...

Superb kurma, makes me hungry..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Mutton korma looks so delicious and mouthwatering. Would love to have it with rice.

Hamaree Rasoi

Julie said...

lovely flavors n looks delicious!!

சேகர் said...

சென்னையில் தற்போது பெய்து கொண்டுஇருக்கும் மழைக்கு சமைத்து சாபிட்டால் நன்றாகத்தான் இருக்கும்..