Mutton Chukka | How to make Mutton Chukka

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About Mutton Chukka

Mutton Chukka is a Chettinad cuisine from Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu state in South India.The word chukka means ‘Dry Curry’. Mutton Chukka is well known for its spiciness. This is a spicy dry preparation of mutton and is strongly flavored with the spices.

The delicious and mouthwatering Mutton Chukka is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Mutton Chukka is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Mutton Chukka. Akum Raj Jamir shared this Mutton Chukka recipe which is perfect to serve for 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Mutton Chukka. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Mutton Chukka recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves3People
Mutton Chukka

Ingredients to make Mutton Chukka

  • Mutton - 400 gms cubes preferably boneless
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 Tsp
  • Cinnamon - small stick
  • Cardamon - 3
  • Cloves - 3
  • Bay leaf - 1 small
  • Onion - 1 large chopped finely 
  • Tomato - 1 large chopped finely
  • Red dry Chilly - 3 or as per your heat preference
  • Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder  - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder  - 1 tsp
  • fennel powder - 1 tsp
  • Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder - 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
  • Salt to taste
  • Water - as required
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp Chopped

How to make Mutton Chukka

  1. In a pan heat the oil. Add in the cumin seeds, cinnamon, cardamon, Cloves and the Bay leaf. Let it crackle.
  2. Add in onions, dry chillies, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves and saute for about 2 mins.
  3. Add mutton, salt to taste and mix well.
  4. Cover the pan and cook in medium heat for 10-15 mins till the water released by the mutton dries up.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes and cook till it turns mushy.
  6. Add the Turmeric powder, cumin powder, fennel powder, garam masala powder, chilly powder and pepper powder,mix well and cook for about a min.
  7. Add water, cover the pan and cook on medium heat till the mutton is cooked completely. Mine took about 40-45 mins. Cooking time will differ upon the quality of meat. Add water little at a time and cook till done completely.
  8. Add chopped coriander leaves, cook for a min and take off the heat.

Reviews for Mutton Chukka (1)

Manvi Chauhan5 months ago
This is the most amazing authentic recipe I have come across. sounds delicious...