Mutton Drumstick korma | How to make Mutton Drumstick korma

By Jayanthi Padmanabhan  |  12th May 2016  |  
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About Mutton Drumstick korma Recipe

This Mutton Murungakkai korma must be made simply so you know how glorious this korma smells, to savour the unbeatable combination of tender mutton and soft cooked drumstick in spiced coconut milk. This is the kind of korma you eat with your hands. Use soft idlis or dosas to mop up that lovely korma. It goes amazingly well with pooris or over rice too. Enjoy!

Mutton Drumstick korma

Ingredients to make Mutton Drumstick korma

  • Mutton 1/2 kilo, rinsed, cut into small chunks
  • Drumstick 1 cut into 1 & 1/2 to 2 inch pieces
  • onions - 2 medium chopped fine
  • tomatoes - 2 large pureed
  • ginger - 2 inch piece scraped and chopped Garlic - 7-8 cloves peeled
  • green chillies - 2 chopped roughly
  • cinnamon - 2 inch piece of bark
  • bay leaf - 1
  • cardamom - 2
  • water as necessary
  • coconut milk - 2 cups (extracted from one full coconut)
  • salt to taste
  • red chilli powder - 2-3 heaped tbsp.
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cooking oil - 1 tbsp

How to make Mutton Drumstick korma

  1. Grind together - ginger, garlic and green chillies to a paste. Set aside. Make tomato puree. Set aside.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker. When hot add the oil. Put the whole spices - cinnamon, cardamom and bay leaf and fry till you get the fragrance.
  3. Add in the chopped onions and fry until they turn translucent. Add the ginger-garlic green chilli paste and fry for a couple of minutes, keep stirring.
  4. Add in the mutton and the spice powders - red chilli powder, salt and turmeric powder. Pour in the tomato puree. Add enough water so that the mutton gets immersed. Mix well. Close the pressure cooker and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Turn off the stove and let the pressure subside. Open the pressure cooker and drop in the drumstick pieces. Pour in the coconut milk.
  6. Turn on the stove and reduce heat to low, cover with a lid or with the overturned pressure cooker lid and cook for about 5-8 minutes or till the drumstick is tender (a knife inserted into the drumstick should pass through easily).
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning. Remove the lid and cook for a further 2-3 minutes if you want to thicken the korma further. Serve hot with idli, dosai, rice or pooris.

Reviews for Mutton Drumstick korma (3)

Jaya Murugesha year ago


Priya Satheesh3 years ago

mouthwatering :)

Taneesha Mudra3 years ago

Mutton korma with the coconut milk flavour sounds amazing! would love to try it out!

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