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Kerala style mutton soup

Anupama Prem
15 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Kerala style mutton soup RECIPE

My style of the mutton soup that is slow cooked, full of flavour and spicy ! Do try if you're a soup lover!!

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Kerala
  • Simmering
  • Sauteeing
  • Soups
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Mutton bone pieces with very little meat 300 grams
  2. Shallots 10 nos chopped
  3. Green chilly 3-4 (as per your taste) chopped
  4. Garlic chopped 8 nos
  5. Ginger chopped 1 small piece
  6. Tomato 1 big chopped
  7. Whole garam masala
  8. Coconut oil 2-3 tbsp
  9. Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  10. Pepper powder to taste
  11. Garam masala 1 tsp
  12. Lemon 1 no
  13. Coriander leaves to garnish
  14. Coriander stalk and root 1 small bunch
  15. Tuvar Dal washed 1/2 cup
  16. Salt to taste
  17. Water 1-1.5 litres


  1. Heat oil in a cooker or a deep bottomed pot.Add the whole garam masala, shallots,green chillies, ginger, garlic and curry leaves and a little salt. Saut for 2-3 minutes until the colour changes. Add chopped tomatoes and saut for another 3 minutes until soft.
  2. Add turmeric powder and half of the pepper powder and saut for a minute. Add water and the coriander stalk and roots(tie it together with a thread like a bouquet garni). Let it boil.
  3. Once it starts to boil, add dal and let it simmer slowly until the water reduces and the soup thickens. This could take about 45 minutes to one hour.
  4. Add salt to taste once the soup has reduced, add garam masala powder and the remaining pepper powder.
  5. Take out the coriander roots, add lemon juice to taste.
  6. For a better mouth feel, you can strain the soup, garnish with chopped coriander and serve it hot.

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Shanu Shajahan
Shanu Shajahan   Feb-09-2019

And eat raw mutton as side dish.. started with mutton soup an made salad soup

Prasen Kundu
Prasen Kundu   Nov-02-2016

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