Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu | How to make Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu

By Akum Raj Jamir  |  15th Sep 2016  |  
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About Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu Recipe

Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu, a spicy and flavorful Mutton Curry made with fresh grounded spices and coconut. Mutton Kuzhambu is a popular dish of the Chettinad region in Tamil Nadu. The south Indian style delicious & mouth watering mutton curry is made with spices & coconut over medium flame. It is spicy gravy style dish made with a variety of freshly ground spices. A lot of aromatic and distinctive spices like fennel seeds, cardamom, cinnamon, peppercorns, star anise etc. take the dish to another level. The aroma which arises while preparing the Mutton Kuzhambu is just mesmerizing. The coconut helps to enhance the flavours of the the curry and makes it tastier. The grounded spices are firstly sautéed with tomatoes and the mutton is then mixed into it. The mutton and the gravy is then left to cook so that all the flavours merge in together and form a satiating delicacy. The Mutton Kuzhambu best tastes with parantha, roti, idli, dosa, idiyappam or just plain rice.

Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu by Akum Raj Jamir will definitely help you in its preparation. The Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu is 60 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 3 people. The recipe details out how to make Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu step by step. The detailed explanation makes Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu from BetterButter.

Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu

Ingredients to make Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu

  • Mutton 300 grams
  • oil 5 tsp
  • cinnamon 1 inch stick
  • cardamom 2 pods
  • cloves 3
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • shallots around 15 sliced
  • Dry red chilly 2 break into 2-3 pieces
  • curry leaves 2 sprigs
  • ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
  • tomatoes 1 large chopped finely
  • salt to taste
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • water as required
  • coriander leaves a handful chopped
  • For roasting and grinding
  • Dry red chilly 5
  • peppercorns 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • star anise 1 small
  • cardamom 3
  • coriander seeds 2 tsp
  • cinnamon 1 small stick
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • coconut 1/2 cup

How to make Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu

  1. Heat a pan and dry roast all the ingredients mentioned in the grinding list till a nice aroma comes out of it.
  2. Let it cool down and blend it into a fine powder. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add in the whole spices and let them crackle for a min.
  4. Add the shallots, ginger garlic paste, chillies and curry leaves and saute for 2 mins.
  5. Add in salt and turmeric powder and mix well.
  6. Add the tomatoes and saute till tomatoes turns mushy.
  7. Add the mutton and mix well. Cook for around 5 mins stirring continuously.
  8. Add the grounded spice powder and toss well so that the masala coat nicely with the mutton.
  9. Cook for around 5 mins. Now add water, cover the pan with lid and cook on medium heat.
  10. Keep adding water little by little at a time and cook till the mutton is cooked completely stirring occasionally which will take around 50-60 mins.
  11. Adjust the gravy consistency as per your requirement and add chopped coriander leaves, give a quick stir and take off the heat.

Reviews for Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu (2)

Sukhmani Bedi3 years ago

Tried it :kissing::thumbsup:

Kanak Patel3 years ago

Wow! Looks really yummy!

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