Simple Mutton Ishtu | How to make Simple Mutton Ishtu

By Manini Badlani  |  10th May 2016  |  
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About Simple Mutton Ishtu Recipe

This is one of my comfort food dishes and this is my simple version of it. Those times when I don't want vegetables in it so this is how I make it and have it with appams or dosas.

Simple Mutton Ishtu

Ingredients to make Simple Mutton Ishtu

  • 250 gms Mutton (Cleaned, cut into pieces)
  • 25 gms ginger grated
  • 20 gms garlic grated
  • 4 green chillies cut in large pieces
  • 1 inch broken cinnamon stick
  • 7 cloves
  • 5 cardamom crushed
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1 tsp pepper corns coarsely ground
  • water as required
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil

How to make Simple Mutton Ishtu

  1. Marinate the mutton with 1/2 tsp pepper powder and salt for about an hour.
  2. Heat oil in a wok.
  3. Saute curry leaves, cardamom, cinnamon, onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies till they become translucent.
  4. Add the mutton. Saute for a couple of minutes.
  5. Add water and cook till done.
  6. Add peppercorns and cook further for a couple of minutes.
  7. Add the coconut milk, mix well and turn off the heat.
  8. Keep it covered before serving.
  9. Enjoy with appams or dosas.

Reviews for Simple Mutton Ishtu (2)

Lalitha Chandran2 years ago


Reema Thukral2 years ago

Delicious! Thanks for sharing.